Man who eluded police with child identified by police

32-year-old Horatio Holifield

According to MPD, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at approximately 3:30 PM., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Dauphin Street and I-65 North.

The vehicle refused to stop. The vehicle exited the Springhill Ave exit off ramp and the driver lost control of the vehicle and wrecked out at the intersection of Springhill and I-65.

Officers were unable to get off the interstate and the suspect ran into a wooded area holding a child.

Officers conducted a search of the area and were unsuccessful in finding the suspect.

Officers identified Horatio Holifield, 32, as the suspect.