Neighboring law enforcement agencies were alerted to a car that fled from a traffic stop attempt on Route 3 in Columbia early Wednesday evening.
A Columbia police officer said a brown 2016 Nissan sedan ran a red light on Route 3 at Eagle Drive about 7:20 p.m. and continued north toward I-255 northbound.
The license plate on the car returned to an owner out of East St. Louis.
An Illinois State Police Emergency Radio Network bulletin was issued on the vehicle a short time later, announcing that the vehicle was wanted for fleeing/eluding police.
Anyone with information on this incident can call Columbia police at 618-281-5151.