UPDATE: Hamilton man wanted in Lowndes County

Kristopher Kellum | Photo: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who fled from law enforcement.

Posted: Apr 7, 2019 10:48 PM
Updated: Apr 8, 2019 12:02 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who fled from law enforcement.

It started at approximately 9 p.m. Sunday when a state trooper responded to a broken-down vehicle in the turn lane on Highway 45 at South Perkins Road.

When the trooper pulled up to the car, a man fled into a wooded area.

Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge identified the man as Kristopher Kellum, 37, of Hamilton, Mississippi.

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has an active arrest warrant for Kellum for the possession of a firearm by a felon.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office at 662-329-5827 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.

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