Car Chase Ends Wth Damaged Crusier

A pursuit of a suspected stolen vehicle in Newport ended in a Washington County vehicle being damaged and the suspect fleeing on foot. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop at 2:46 AM on August 19th in Newport. The vehicle they attempted to stop turned out to be stolen and the driver fled. When authorities cornered the suspect in a dead end on 12th Avenue, the driver rammed a deputy’s cruiser. Pursuit of the suspect then continued until the driver fled on foot and escaped. While the deputy’s cruiser sustained some front-end damage, nobody was injured.

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