Suspect Arrested, Officer Injured In Franklin County Police Chase

FRANKLIN COUNTY (KFSM) — A suspect has been arrested and an officer sustained minor injuries in a vehicle chase from Altus to Ozark.

Police have yet to release the suspect’s name.

Officer Jason Parsons with the Altus Police Department tried to stop a suspect on Highways 64 and 219. The suspect was driving a stolen Hummer, according to Altus Mayor Veronica Post.

Post said Parsons sustained minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

State and Ozark police, as well as Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted in the matter.