Auburn police arrest two men following short chase near school

Updated: May. 11, 2018 at 5:29 PM EDT
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AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Two men have been arrested in Auburn following an attempted traffic stop that turned into a short police chase.

An officer attempted to pull over a car on Shug Jordan Pkwy., but the driver refused to stop leading to a chase ending on Bedell Ave.

A male driver and male passenger exited the vehicle and fled on foot through Westview Cemetery where one of the suspects was taken into custody. A firearm was located and recovered nearby.

A second suspect continued fleeing toward Drake School on Spencer Ave.

Students are Drake School were moved into the building and placed on lockdown.

The second suspect was taken into custody by officers on Spencer Ave. and did not make it onto school grounds.

The incident was solved within two minutes of school officials being notified.

Both suspects face charges related to drugs, firearms, fleeing and attempting to elude.

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