Columbus police arrest person of interest near church school - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Columbus police arrest person of interest near church school

Posted: Updated:
  • NEWSMore>>

  • LaGrange woman hit by juvenile with cast iron skillet

    LaGrange woman hit with skillet by juvenile

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:15:06 GMT
    The LaGrange Police Department says an 88-year-old woman was struck in the head with a cast iron skillet by a male juvenile. Police say on July 27, at approximately 4:43 a.m., the Patrol Division respondedMore >>
    The LaGrange Police Department says an 88-year-old woman was struck in the head with a cast iron skillet by a male juvenile.More >>
  • Mom shoots at burglar trying to steal her car

    Mom shoots at burglar trying to steal her car

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:28:43 GMT
    A Columbus woman catches a man trying to steal her car and fires back literally. The car theft gone wrong happened late Friday evening. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy caught up with the victim.More >>
    A Columbus woman catches a man trying to steal her car and fires back literally. The car theft gone wrong happened late Friday evening. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy caught up with the victim.More >>
  • News 9 MD: Breath tests could detect underlying diseases

    News 9 MD: Breath tests could detect underlying diseases

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:51 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:51:02 GMT
    With most diseases, an early diagnosis means a better prognosis… but sometimes it's difficult, painful and expensive to test for illnesses. Now, there's a new way to spot a variety of conditions, and all
    More >>
    With most diseases, an early diagnosis means a better prognosis… but sometimes it's difficult, painful and expensive to test for illnesses. Now, there's a new way to spot a variety of conditions, and all it takes is your breath.More >>
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Columbus police arrested a person of interest wanted for a high profile crime Tuesday morning.

Witnesses say police descended on the area surrounding Veterans Parkway and 11th Street, when officers spotted the accused man walking down the sidewalk. 

Bystanders say the man ran into the parking lot of the First Baptist Activity Center, where police took him into custody. 

The incident was dealt with so quickly that nearby church schools did not need to lock down. 

We're waiting to hear from detectives which investigation this suspect is connected to.

Copyright 2013 WTVM. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.