Woman facing child endangerment charge after allegedly fleeing deputies

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. -- A woman who allegedly fled from deputies with a 3-year-old child in the vehicle is facing multiple charges including child endangerment, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office.

Troopers were called to a suspicious person looking into car windows at the Wolf Lake Party Store just after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

When troopers arrived at 6:20 p.m., the woman fled westbound on M43, deputies said.

Deputies watching for the suspect’s vehicle located the vehicle southbound on M40 at 51st Avenue, reports said.

Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver did not pull over, reports said.

Deputies deployed stop sticks at Davis Street and the vehicle’s passenger side tires were deflated, reports said.

The vehicle attempted to continue but stopped four blocks later, deputies said.

The suspect, a 30-year-old woman from Lawton, Michigan was taken into custody on preliminary charges of flee and elude, resist and obstruct, child endangerment and no insurance.

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