Search for suspect continues after chase from Huber Heights to Dayton

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police are still searching for a suspect who led officers on a high speed chase from Huber Heights to Dayton early Monday morning.

The chase began around 3:15 a.m. Monday when a Huber Heights Police officer tried to make a traffic stop for an expired license plate near Brandt Pike and Nebraska Avenue.

When the officer approached the car, it took off, leading the officer on a high-speed chase.

Police say speeds topped 100 miles per hour during the chase.

The pursuit continued into Dayton. The officer lost the vehicle near the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Chapel Street.

Police found the vehicle a short time later, after it crashed into a parked car.

The person inside the vehicle ran away, going into nearby backyards to escape pursuing officers.

Police called a K-9 unit to the scene to search for the suspect but did not find anyone.

Authorities have not released the description of the suspect.

Officers took one person into custody at the scene, but authorities say that person is not the suspect from the chase. Police did not say why the person was taken into custody.

The incident remains under investigation.

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