Suspect armed with knife arrested following chase in Lake Wylie

Deputies say the suspect has active arrest warrants and was in alone in the car armed with a large knife
The roads are reopened according to authorities.
Published: Nov. 3, 2022 at 3:52 PM EDT
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YORK COUNTY, S.C. (WBTV) - Highway 274 in Lake Wylie from the BP gas station to Highway 49 was shut down for hours after a police chase on Thursday afternoon.

The York County Sheriff’s Office says a pursuit took place around 3 p.m. after an attempted traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 5 and Shiloh Road. The chase ended at the BP and the driver wouldn’t get out of the vehicle.

At 4:25 p.m., the suspect was taken into custody safely and authorities worked to get traffic back moving.

All roads re-opened at 5:20 p.m. according to authorities.

Deputies say the suspect has active arrest warrants and was alone in the car armed with a large knife. YCSO negotiators worked to resolve the incident safely.

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