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Suspect sought after nearly running over two officers with vehicle

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Source: Douglasville Police Source: Douglasville Police

Police are searching for a suspect accused in several thefts at a Douglasville shopping center who, when confronted by officers, nearly ran them down with a vehicle on Monday.

Employees at a store in the Douglasville Pavillion shopping center alerted officers to the suspect and when they arrived and tried to confront him, the suspect wildly backed up the vehicle, nearly striking both officers. 

The suspect crashed into another vehicle while backing up and nearly struck the officers again before speeding off.

Another officer chased the suspect down Chapel Hill Road before the suspect crashed his vehicle into a tree. The suspect took off on foot and was spotted by a neighbor at an area apartment complex. The neighbor called 911 but officers were unable to catch up with the suspect.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of the suspect, you're asked to contact Douglasville Police at 770-920-3010.

Watch the incident in the Facebook video below

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