Suspect behind bars after leading police on chase

A suspect is behind bars after leading police on a chase through valley streets on Tuesday night.

- A suspect is behind bars after leading police on a chase through valley streets on Tuesday night.

Phoenix police tell Fox 10 that the chase came to a close in a neighborhood near 91st Avenue and Indian School. It started when officers tried to stop two people during a routine traffic stop.

The suspects failed to stop and police later found one of them, who then led police on a chase. During the pursuit, the suspect tried to ram a police car and then bailed out of their car and into the neighborhood.

Dozens of officers, including K-9's and a helicopter, swarmed the neighborhood to search for the suspect. Eventually, the suspect was taken into custody after hiding in a nearby shed.

The second suspect who was in the vehicle is still on the loose and it's unknown why they were running from police.

Stay with Fox 10 as more information becomes available.


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