Suspect sought after chase that ends in Commerce

– A suspect remains at large after eluding officers yesterday following a lengthy chase that ended in Commerce.

Hopkins and Hunt County deputies, plus Cumby and Commerce police were involved in the pursuit, which originated along Hwy 19 south in Hopkins County.

According to Commerce Police Chief Kerry Crews, the vehicle pursuit ended when the suspect bailed out of his vehicle near Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Commerce along Bishop Street. The individuals then managed to escape on foot.

Hopkins County is investigating the incident. It is believed they've identified the suspect, and have issued a warrant for his arrest.