Man who ran from police after traffic stop on I-95 captured

Man who ran from police after traffic stop on I-95 captured
He has been captured. (Source: Greensville Sheriff's Office)

GREENSVILLE COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - The Greensville County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police have captured a man who fled after a traffic stop on Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office says the Colombian man escaped around the Exit 13/Otterdam Road area. He was wearing burgundy and red shorts and a cartoon character shirt.

Virginia State Police officials say a trooper suspected narcotics inside the vehicle during a traffic stop.

Previous reports said the man was handcuffed, but the sheriff’s office later clarified that the man “was last seen with one handcuff latched.”

Suspect is in custody. Thank you for the hard, hot and tireless work our local law enforcement officers put in today to...

Posted by Greensville County Sheriff's Office - Virginia on Tuesday, July 16, 2019

His name was not released.

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