Police: Suspects flash guns at officers, flee scene in North County

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by Elizabeth Eisele/ KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 1 at 5:37 PM

(KMOV.com) – Authorities in Pine Lawn said officers in an unmarked police car attempted to pull over a vehicle after midnight Monday morning when the occupants of the car jumped out of the vehicle and flashed guns at the officers.

Police said the suspects then fled on foot from the 6200 block of Greyling around 1:00 a.m. Police in Jennings, Northwood and Country Club Hills assisted in finding the suspects.

Officer said they were able to capture the driver of the vehicle in a wooded area near Edgewood. Ricky Smith, 17, was arrested and has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest, and armed criminal action.

However, two suspects do remain at-large while investigators process the vehicle left behind.

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