Police Hunt For Suspect Following Early Morning Chase


UPDATED: Tuesday May 20, 2014 12:27 PM

Authorities conducted a manhunt for two men who escaped during a traffic stop.

This started around 2:30 Tuesday morning on South Hamilton Road in east Columbus, when deputies tried to pull their van over.

The van crashed near I-70.  That's when authorities said the men jumped out of the vehicle and ran.

Columbus Police said one man jumped from a bridge on Hamilton Road to I-70 below.  Authorities used a helicopter and a K-9 unit to track him down, but did not find him.

The second suspect ran off into a nearby apartment, where he was caught and arrested.

Investigators said they found a gun at the crash scene.

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