Birmingham Man in Custody Following Foot Pursuit in Center Point

Publish Date: April 1, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News

Birmingham, AL 04/01/2017

A 21-year-old Birmingham man is in custody following a foot chase in Center Point.

Just before 7:30 this evening a deputy stopped a black Mitsubishi Gallant on Woodsley Street at 12th Court NW for a traffic violation. The driver and passenger exited the car and attempted to flee on foot.

The driver was captured after a short foot pursuit. The passenger has not been located. A deputy fell during the foot pursuit and suffered minor injuries.

There were no other reports of injuries or property damage.

The driver, a 21-year-old Birmingham man, was taken into custody. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and a handgun. He also had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for a past traffic violation. He was transported to the Jefferson County Jail. His name is withheld pending formal charges.

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