Witnesses later reported seeing a heavy police presence, including armed officers at the Aldi supermarket on Greenlaw Way in Newton Mearns.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: « Police were picked up on Tuesday the 13th Called on Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow April, at around 3pm after reports that a car hit the pavement prior to the drive from the scene.
« This car was tracked down on Greenlaw Way and officers are leading There are searches in the area for inmates.
« Investigations into the full circumstances of the incident are ongoing and are not believed to pose a threat to the general public. »