MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A person is in custody after crashing into a police officer’s squad car and leading police on a pursuit through Minneapolis Wednesday.
The Minneapolis Police Department says the suspect crashed their Crown Victoria Police Interceptor into a squad car on Lowry and Marshall Streets Northeast before leading the officer on a chase into north Minneapolis.READ MORE: Regents Pick UCLA Law School Dean To Lead UW-Madison
Authorities say that at some point, the Crown Victoria blew a tire, prompting the suspect to flee on foot. The suspect was apprehended at 40th and Freemont Avenues North.READ MORE: Vikings Add Analytics Expert Demitrius Washington In VP Role
Medical personnel are examining the suspect because they believe the suspect may have swallowed narcotics before the arrest.MORE NEWS: Thompson Lake In West St. Paul Closed After 50,000-Gallon Sewage Discharge
The officer in the squad car escaped the incident uninjured.