Man Who Fled With Child During Traffic Stop Prompts Manhunt Near New Albany


Police say they had to track down a man who fled a traffic stop with a child.

New Albany police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle along Reynoldsburg-New Albany Road on Tuesday afternoon at about 4 p.m.

Two male adults were in the vehicle with a child.

One adult was arrested on outstanding warrants.

The other adult, who claimed to be the father of the young child, took the child and ran.

After a search, he was found hiding and was taken into custody.

The child was unharmed.

Police said drugs and drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.

Charges against the men are pending.