COLUMBIA - It was around 5:30 this morning when a Columbia police officer made a routine traffic stop at Old 63 South and Broadway. During the stop, one of the passengers of the car fled the vehicle by foot into the woods. Soon after, ten police units and a canine unit arrived at the scene. About twenty minutes later the suspect was apprehended.
We do not yet know the suspect's name or the reason for fleeing the scene. We will keep you up to date with all the latest details.