MPD Catches Suspect In Late Night Police Chase

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- Montgomery police confirm they have a suspect in custody after a late evening downtown police chase.

Officers on scene tell WSFA 12 News, they tried to pull a man over for a traffic violation, but he refused to stop and ran several red lights. Police say he ended up crashing and hitting a tree at the corner of Dexter and McDonough.

Police say the man then took off on foot, and they caught him several hundred yards away. Officers tell us they also found what appeared to be drugs as well.

The man was just taken to jail.