Suspect flees from APD, still on run

Published 6:15 pm Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Atmore Police Department is looking for an individual who fled on foot as a result of a car crash on Jones St. this afternoon, according to officials.

Chief Chuck Brooks said a police unit was trying to stop a wanted fugitive with felony warrants.

“The subject fled in a vehicle. The unit chased the fugitive to a location off of Jones St., where the suspect wreckdd and fled on foot,” Brooks said.

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Brooks said the department isn’t releasing the suspect’s name at this time, and the search was called off due it advancing in a heavy foot traffic area.

More information on this story will be updated later.