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Suspect Who Fled Pursuit Crash Sought

Suspect Who Fled Pursuit Crash Sought

Lexington police are looking for a suspect who fled after his truck crashed during a pursuit Sunday afternoon.

Police say about 4 p.m., officers spotted three men with merchandise reported stolen and they sped away, later crashing their vehicle into a tree near I-20 and Northside Boulevard.

Two suspects were taken into custody, but a third – identified as 31-year-old Skip Watson – fled the crash scene.

Police say Watson's last known address is in the Spartanburg County community of Inman.

He's wanted on charges of possession of methamphetamine, failure to obey a police officer, failure to stop for blue lights, shoplifting and possession of stolen property.     

 

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