UPDATED: Suspect detained after striking Helena patrol car
Published 6:41 pm Thursday, July 21, 2016
By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer
HELENA–On July 21 at approximately 3:40 p.m., a Helena police officer attempted to stop an individual for a traffic violation, but the individual failed to stop and struck a patrol car and then fled on foot, according to Helena police.
The individual was driving a black Nissan Xterra and failed to stop and continued north on Alabama 261 into Pelham.
The suspect then turned onto Shine Drive, which is a dead end road, then turned around and struck the patrol car and fled on foot.
The suspect was still at large but hours after the suspect fled, he was found and taken into custody by the Pelham Police Department.