A Philipsburg man is facing fleeing and eluding charges after he reportedly fled from police Friday morning during a traffic stop.
State police at Philipsburg said while attempting to pull over Joseph W. Oswalt, 21, for several traffic violations, Oswalt reportedly failed to stop.
Police said Oswalt proceeded through a red light and drove erratically south on South Front Street in Philipsburg. While at the intersection of East Maple Street, Oswalt reportedly failed to negotiate a left turn and drove off the road striking a traffic sign.
Oswalt and two juvenile passengers reportedly then exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot.
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Police took the three into custody.
Upon further investigation, police found Oswalt had an outstanding arrest warrant was was placed in the Centre County Correctional Facility.