3 county chase ends in arrest

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(WDTN) – Authorities were called early Saturday about a speeding vehicle, which led to a three county chase and the suspects eventual arrest.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call around 2:40 a.m. when they spotted a vehicle going 120 mph southbound on Yankee Avenue.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP), Clearcreek Police were the first to pursue the speeding vehicle.

Clearcreek officers found the vehicle in the yard of a home in the 9100 block of Yankee Street. When they approached the suspect fled.

The chase lasted 35 minutes, going from 675 to 35, then to Dayton and ending in Beavercreek.

Just before 3 a.m. officers contacted OSHP for backup. The chase took went through Montgomery, Greene and Warren County, with the suspect eventually stopping and fleeing on foot in Beavercreek.

OSP told 2 NEWS that K9 units were called in and the suspect was eventually caught.

The suspect is currently being held at a Warren County Jail and has not been formally charged.

This story will be updated with additional information as it becomes available.


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