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Suspect In Custody After High-Speed Chase Through Multiple Cities

Jul 28, 2020, 5:39 AM | Updated: 12:57 pm

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A suspect is in custody Tuesday morning following a vehicle pursuit through multiple cities that ended in a foot chase.

The incident began at approximately 1:40 a.m. in West Valley City and end ended nearly an hour later near Fashion Place Mall in Murray.

Police identified a stolen car and attempted to pull it over, but the vehicle fled down I-215, authorities said. Officers chased the suspect, who drove at speeds reaching up to 100 miles per hour.

Investigators said the suspect left the vehicle in the parking lot of a Sam’s Club located at 6500 South and State Street in Murray before fleeing on foot through an apartment complex.

Officers and a K-9 unit were able to track the suspect down near I-215. The suspect is facing charges for possession of a stolen vehicle and fleeing. The person also had other felony warrants.

The suspect’s identity has not yet been released.

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