Armed suspect caught after fleeing near Hopkins Elementary School

Armed suspect caught after fleeing near Hopkins Elementary School

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Police say they have a suspect in custody after a pursuit that lead them to the area of Meadowbrook High School and Hopkins Elementary.

The pursuit involved a vehicle with a driver and a reportedly armed passenger in the area of the high school around 1:10 p.m. Police say they caught the driver, but the passenger ran off.

Police alerted the schools to the search. Officers later caught the passenger and recovered a weapon.

The pursuit remains under investigation. No word on what charges the two people face at this time.

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