LMPD: Man arrested after fleeing TARC bus

LMPD: Man arrested after fleeing TARC bus

LMPD: Man arrested after fleeing TARC bus

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by Kelsey Duvall

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 2:57 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville man has been arrested after fleeing from a TARC bus on Market Street.

According to the police report, Javonte Grant, 19, was spotted by police fleeing the TARC bus and was followed by a woman yelling and pointing at Grant.

The woman told police that Grant had robbed her and stole her Samsung tablet.

Officials then attempted to pursue Grant, who ran through several private properties trying to evade police.

When police caught up to Grant, they said he attempted to escape again, resisted arrest and made several threats toward them.

Detectives also reported that Grant was in possession of the victim's tablet.

Grant is charged with second-degree robbery, evading police, criminal trespass and resisting arrest.

Police reported that Grant kept uttering he needed the money for the baby.

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