Man tries to run from police at road block and is found by security at Ashley in Ecru

A man tried to flee from a road block on Thursday night and was located and detained by security at Ashley Furniture in Ecru.

Last night, a male subject tried to run from a road block in Pontotoc County. He made his way to Ashley furniture where he hid in an employees car. Once discovered, he fled on foot.

A pair of security officers at Ashley Furniture, Chris Kleyla and Justin Gates, located and detained the suspect until the police arrived to arrest him.

No word yet on charges filed agaisnt the person who ran.

We will update the story as more information is available.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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