Two suspects were apprehended by police Thursday after a foot chase in downtown Aiken.

Aiken Public Safety officers tried to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle believed to stolen be near the Alley but the driver did not stop for police, said Lt. Jennifer Hayes, with Aiken Public Safety.

The driver, Dameun Sanders, exited the car and began to run while the passenger, Myeshia Payne, remained with the vehicle, Hayes said.

Sanders was apprehended by police at the Massey Law Firm on Newberry Street, Hayes said.

Sanders was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, illegal possession of prescription pills and driving under suspension, Hayes said.

Payne was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and providing false information, Hayes said.

The two suspects are currently in custody.

Matthew Enfinger is a general assignment reporter with the Aiken Standard. Follow him on Twitter: @matt_enfinger