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High speed, helicopter pursuit ends in arrest in Tuscaloosa

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Published: Aug. 13, 2021 at 2:25 PM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - A patrol officer attempted to stop the driver of a green Honda Accord for running multiple stop signs and speeding while traveling north on 10th Avenue at 1:12 p.m. on Friday.

Police say the driver refused to stop, continuing west on 19th Street before abandoning the car at the dead end on 11th Avenue. His speeds reached approximately 90 miles per hour while in the area of 10th Avenue and Hargrove Road.

Officials say the suspect ran toward Crimson Student Living, where officers are currently searching units with assistance from the TPD helicopter pilots.

The suspect was taken into custody at the apartment complex around 4:17 p.m.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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