Man wanted for late-night pursuit in Tupelo

Tupelo police are searching for a man following a law enforcement pursuit Tuesday night.

Posted: Jun 12, 2019 10:37 AM
Updated: Jun 12, 2019 1:04 PM

 TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police are searching for a man following a law enforcement pursuit Tuesday night.

Police identified the man as Brian Robison. He’s wanted for fleeing or eluding law enforcement, as well as traffic violations.

He is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs approximately 170 pounds and has brown hair.

According to the Tupelo Police Department, police officers made a traffic stop in the area of Main Street and Broadway Street.

Police identified Robison as the vehicle’s driver and Shyan Carey as his passenger

Robison is accused of speeding away.

The pursuit went through mid-town, then west toward the Tupelo Regional Airport.

Robison drove his car into a wooded area north of the airport and fled on foot, according to police.

Officers detained Carey at the scene and searched for Robison, police stated. 

Police have charged Carey with a misdemeanor.

Anyone with information can contact the Tupelo Police Department at 662-841-6491 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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