CPD surrounds, arrests suspect after high-speed chase ends on Macon Road

UPDATES:

09/27/17, 5:40 p.m. — A police chase has ended on Macon Road in Columbus with one suspect in custody. Police say the chase began in Phenix City and crossed over into Columbus.

Police were able to arrest the suspect after surrounding his car near Cross Country Plaza and then tased him.

09/27/17, 4:50 p.m. — Our news crew on the scene tells us a man in a red Mercedes-Benz was stopped in the middle of Macon Road near Cross Country Plaza.

Columbus police confirm the suspect was tased and is now in custody. The man was surrounded by nearly 20 Columbus Police officers.

09/27/17, 4:45 p.m. — All east bound lanes and one west bound lane of Macon Road have been reopened.

Two west bound lanes continue to be blocked at this time.


(ORIGINAL STORY)

COLUMBUS, Ga. — A stretch of Macon Road is closed due to police activity.

Macon Road is closed in both directions from Interstate 185 to Auburn Avenue.

Police are rerouting traffic and you are urged to avoid the area.

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