Citizen leads police to wanted felon suspect

Posted at 12:56 PM, Jun 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-03 19:39:43-04

SAPULPA, Okla. – A wanted felon is in custody after a witness’ tip led authorities to the location of the suspect.

Authorities were led on high-speed chase after locating a wanted felon reportedly driving a stolen truck. The person led them on a chase that eventually ended with police officers crashing the unmarked vehicle in a field behind a church just east of Highway 97.

Initially the wanted felon fled on foot but was later noticed by a citizen who made an emergency call, eventually leading the arrest of the suspect.

The citizen noticed the felon attempting to break into a house.

“I was scared, momma was, too. She was like ‘Oh my God,” said Brenda Beard, caller.