ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A viral TikTok video shows Hapeville police struggle to stop a tractor in the parking lot of a metro Atlanta Waffle House.
It happened Thursday afternoon. An officer with the Hapeville Police Department spotted the green John Deere tractor going about 20 miles per hour down Virginia Avenue. According to investigators, it was reported stolen that morning out of College Park.
Hapeville police said their officer tried to pull over the driver, later identified as Matthew Fortune, but he kept on, leading more officers to get involved in the chase.
“The driver made several swerving motions toward police vehicles when they attempted to block him in,” Hapeville PD said in a news release describing the incident.