Man wanted on Burglary Warrant runs from cops on bicycle, now arrested

Joplin PD Sgt Clay Collard tells us two men exited the surrounded residence and were arrested on warrants.
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JOPLIN, Mo. — Sunday evening Joplin Police flooded the 800 block of S Sergeant with lights as they executed a contain-and-call-out at a residence.

Sgt Clay Collard tells us one of his officers on patrol spotted a man on a bicycle with a Burglary Warrant. As he went to stop him the man on the bike fled to a residence, 815 S Sergeant.

“He ran inside the house so we knew he was in there,” Sgt Collard tells us as they had immediately surrounded the residence.

They executed a contain-and-call-out with a bullhorn telling all occupants to exit the house.

Sgt Collard tells us after a short time the wanted man exited and he was taken into custody.

Additionally he says a second male exited and gave officers a false name. After his actual name was revealed, they discovered he had multiple warrants for arrest. He was also taken into custody.

No one was injured.

This is a breaking news story. We will update with more information as it is released by authorities.