Police Chase Ends In Van Buren; Suspect Captured After Fleeing On Foot

A chase initiated by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol ended in a Van Buren neighborhood early Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, 2019. (Tori Johnson/KFSM)

VAN BUREN (KFSM) — A police chase out of Oklahoma ended in Van Buren with the suspect’s capture after he fled on foot.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Highway Police and Van Buren Police swarmed the neighborhood just off Rena Road near Lee Creek on Wednesday morning (Aug. 14).

According to OHP, a patrolman attempted to stop the suspect on Dora Road in Oklahoma when the man took off, prompting the chase.

OHP said a man they were chasing bailed out of his car and took off on foot. They later found drugs in his car, OHP said.

The man turned off Interstate 40 north onto the Lee Creek exit and bailed out near Rena Road. He then fled police but was captured on Park Ridge Drive, OHP said.

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