Local law enforcement was lead on a chase that started in Walker County and kept cops on their toes for some time Thursday afternoon. 

Walker County Sheriff’s deputies were chasing a red Ford pickup truck that came into Chattooga County and turned into the Mtn. View area and onto The Narrows Road.  The truck then turned on a dirt road and went about 7 miles before the occupent jumped out and ran into the woods.

Law enforcement from Walker and Chattooga Counties along with Trion police and a GSP Helicopter all searched for the suspect who was eventually taken into custody.  The identity of the suspect has not been released, but he was turned over to the Walker County Sheriff’s Department by Chattooga County authorities.