Suspect In Custody After Motorcycle Pursuit In NW OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY - A suspect is in custody after police pursued a motorcyclist in Northwest Oklahoma City, Saturday evening.
According to report, the pursuit began near Northwest 15th street and Council Road before the suspect steered off onto a bike trail and continued on foot.
Air 1 was launched, and quickly spotted the suspect.
Police said Air 1 had a visual of the suspect digging in a backpack before running across a river.
Authorities set up a perimeter, and a K-9 unit had been requested, police said.
The suspect got rid of his backpack, and eventually gave himself over to authorities on the river bank.
Officials said the suspect now faces a felony eluding charge, as well as traffic charges.