Lowndes, Cook Co. manhunt ends; suspect in custody

Lowndes, Cook Co. manhunt ends; suspect in custody
Police lights by night (Source: WALB)

CECIL, Ga. (WALB) - A manhunt was underway for a man who eluded authorities in Lowndes County, according to Sheriff Ashley Paulk.

On Thursday morning, Paulk said the suspect was apprehended and in custody. Lavoyd Reddick was taken into custody.

Deputies tried to make a traffic stop and the suspect lead officers on a chase, the sheriff said.

Paulk said the man ditched the car on I-75, near the Cecil exit in Cook County, and ran into the woods.

Police looked for the man with dogs and a drone.

The sheriff said the man is believed to have some domestic warrants.

WALB is working to get a copy of Reddick’s mugshot and charges.

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