Police arrest assault suspect after search near Southern, Presco - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Police arrest assault suspect after search near Southern, Prescott

(Source: WMC Action News 5) (Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Police searched for a suspect in the area near the intersection of Southern Avenue and Prescott Street.

Chopper 5 was over the scene where several police cruisers drove through the area and blocked off streets.

Police said they received a tip that a man wanted for aggravated assault was in the area. They said the man then sped away in his car before jumping out.

A campus police officer was able to take the man into custody.

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