Stolen vehicle suspect in custody following police chase - CBS46 News

Stolen vehicle suspect in custody following police chase

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A man suspected of stealing a car and leading police on a short chase is in custody after officers used a pit maneuver to stop his vehicle.

A Georgia State Patrol deputy spotted the stolen vehicle on DeKalb Avenue in northeast Atlanta and Atlanta Police was called in the assist. Officers put down spike strips and the suspect drove over them, flattening the vehicles tires.

A pit maneuver was then used to stop the car near the intersection of DeKalb Avenue and Casson Street.

The driver, who has not been identified, was taken into custody.

 A female passenger was questioned and released.

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