Search underway after suspect flees during traffic stop on I-85


TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) – A manhunt is underway in Troup County after a suspect fled the scene during a traffic stop on Interstate 85 in Troup County.

According to officials with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were performing a traffic stop on a vehicle from Coweta County on I-85 South, when the individual ran off into the wooded area.

The incident happened on I-85 South before exit 18, close to mile marker 22.

Multiple law enforcement officers are currently on the scene searching for the individual.

A description of the individual is not available.

Everyone should avoid the area if possible.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Recent Columbus Forecast Updates

More 7 Day Forecast

Don't Miss