Heavy police presence on Northstar Dr. in Columbus

Updated: Nov. 5, 2020 at 6:52 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A heavy police presence was in a Columbus neighborhood Thursday evening.

Several police units are on Northstar Drive. Police were searching for suspects wanted for a possible kidnapping in Alabama.

A Russell County deputy advised authorities in Columbus about a vehicle that was stolen from Alabama. The suspects wanted in the kidnapping cases were said to be traveling in the stolen vehicle.

The vehicle was seen at a business on Northstar Drive. Columbus police encountered one suspect inside the vehicle and another suspect inside of the business. Both suspects fled on foot and one suspect was apprehended.

Columbus police said several firearms were recovered in this incident.

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