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Police chase ends in Morgan County, 1 in custody

Police chase ends in Morgan County

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A police chase that began in Indianapolis ended in Morgan County Tuesday morning.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, On-Star contacted the department about a stolen vehicle on the city’s southwest side.

Officers spotted the vehicle around 4 a.m. in the area of Holt Road and Kentucky Avenue and attempted a traffic stop. Police said the vehicle initially pulled over but then sped away.

IMPD said the suspect took officers on a chase through the Mars Hill area then got on Mann Road, heading south into Morgan County.

On-Star, according to police, was able to shut the stolen vehicle off and officers stopped him near Hadley Road.

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There were no injuries during the chase. However, the suspect, an adult male in his 20s, was taken to the hospital as he told police he had ingested drugs.

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