Columbus crime: Juvenile leaps from roof in attempt to flee police

Columbus police arrested a 15-year-old early Sunday after the juvenile leaped from the roof of a business in an attempt to escape, reports state.

Officers were called to an alarm at the Citgo Food Mart, 3402 Veterans Parkway, close to midnight. Upon arrival, they saw the suspect at the rear of the building. He climbed to the store’s roof and jumped, landing on top of a 1996 Chevrolet Camaro in the parking lot of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, police said.

The juvenile kept running, though he was caught shortly afterward. He faces charges of second-degree criminal damage to property and obstruction of an officer, reports state.