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Suspect arrested after attempted abduction in Lockwood and dangerous highway chase

Posted at 2:12 PM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 22:59:43-05

BILLINGS — A suspect was arrested Tuesday after authorities received a report of an attempted abduction in Lockwood followed by a dangerous chase on Interstate 94.

The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office said on social media that after the attempted abduction, deputies learned the suspect was in a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Billings. Deputies found the vehicle in Huntley and a chase ensued along I-94.

During the chase the suspect attempted to ram law enforcement vehicles and drove the wrong way on the interstate, the Sheriff's office said.

Near the Pompeys Pillar exit, officers were able to spike the tires of the vehicle and the suspect was apprehended after a short chase on foot.

The name of the suspect has not yet been released and further details were not immediately available.

We will update you when we get more information.

Pompey's Pillar and Huntley