University Police Department officers engaged a suspicious man outside Z. Smith Reynolds Library late this afternoon. The man fled the scene and soon afterward crashed his car at the intersection of Reynolda Road and Polo Road. After the crash, he fled on foot.

Winston-Salem Police officers know the individual’s identity and are attempting to apprehend him at his residence off Polo Road, west of the intersection.

A large number of police officers are at and near the Polo Road/Reynolda Road intersection.