Columbus Standoff Suspect in Custody

COLUMBUS – The Columbus Police have arrested a suspect in an hours long standoff.

The chase began around 12:42 p.m. on Monday when the Columbus Police Department attempted to stop a white sedan believed to be stolen from Fremont, Nebraska.

The driver did not stop and a pursuit ensued. The suspect’s vehicle crashed in the area of 3rd Avenue and Air Vista Drive in Columbus.

The suspect fled from the vehicle and broke into a home in the 2800 block of 3rd Avenue.

Police apprehended the suspect around 6:20 p.m.

No other information has been released about the suspect or the nature of the pursuit.

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