CPD ends search near Long Ave Extension

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) The Conway Police Department was hot in pursuit of a suspect that sped off during an attempted traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.

Catina Hipp, spokesperson for the Conway Police Department, tells WMBF News that officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Long Avenue Extension in Conway, but the suspect vehicle took off and a chase ensued.

Officers were searching for the suspect who fled from the vehicle on foot from Rainwood Drive, where he was last seen. Hipp said he fled in the direction of Plantation Circle.

After nearly two hours of searching, the search was called off around 5 p.m.

The suspect is described as a black male, standing approximately six feet tall and weighing 180 pounds. The suspect was reported to be wearing a red shirt and white shoes.

Anyone with information about this suspect's identity or whereabouts should contact Conway Police.

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