4:35pm Law enforcement is chasing a runaway car headed south on East Canal Creek Road, south of Tidewater. The driver is not yielding despite the fact he’s running on two flat tires. Officers are taking no chances – they’re just following while the situation plays out. These kinds of pursuits are extremely dangerous.
5:02pm They’re now on the “52-Road.”
5:03pm One of the passengers is holding something suspicious out the window.
5:04pm Officers have learned during their pursuit that the car they’re chasing is stolen.
5:05pm They’re changing course in their pursuit. NewsLincolnCounty.com is deliberately reducing geographic information in case “someone else” out there might try to get involved. We’ll wait for a conclusion and then provide more information.
5:30pm Police Dog deployed. Police Dog takes down suspect. Suspect detained in Eckman Lake area. Officers have summoned an ambulance.
5:35pm Suspect down – lacerations to an arm and to the face.