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Man Taken into Custody Following Police Chase in Des Moines

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DES MOINES, Iowa - One man has been taken into custody following a police chase in Des Moines Tuesday afternoon.

Officials said the chase started shortly after 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Pioneer Road at Southeast 14th Street. Officers spotted Kristopher Nation, 33, who was wanted on drug warrants.

When approached by an officer, Nation fled the area in a vehicle. He later ditched the car and ran from officers. He was taken into custody a short time later.

Nation was taken to a Des Moines-area hospital for evaluation.