Photo courtesy of Springfield Branson National Airport

Man Arrested in Airport after Pursuit

A man is in custody after a pursuit that went through the Springfield Branson National Airport.

Authorities say witnesses saw a man outside his truck near the airport hitting the ground with a weapon, but when officers approached him the did not find a gun.

The man then drove his truck onto airport property, then got out of the vehicle and ran into the airport.

He was arrested by airport police and a Greene County Deputy, and did not make it through security.