Man arrested for impersonating police officer

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MESA -- A man suspected of impersonating a police officer is in custody.

Mesa police say Jayce Deloney, 23, was driving a Crown Victoria near Main Street and Extension Road on Saturday when he saw a couple of women walking by. 

They say he stopped and acted like he was checking their information on a police radio. He allegedly gave one girl a bear hug and tried to force her into the car.
    
Deloney took off when another person in the area started yelling.

According to police, Deloney said it was all a joke.