OSCEOLA -

Police from 3 departments were involved in a foot chase Tuesday night at the Elkhart/St. Joseph County line.

Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Trent Smith tells WSBT around 7:30  p.m., a state trooper made a traffic stop at Ash and Day Roads.

While the trooper was checking information on the driver, the man, identified as 32-year-old Nicholas Compton, got out of his car and started running.

Smith says officers from the Elkhart and St. Joseph County Sheriff's Departments came to help and set up a perimeter.

Compton was captured about a half mile away and taken to the Elkhart County Jail.