Suspect Eludes Law Enforcement Following High Speed Pursuit in Findlay

A suspect is still being sought following a high speed pursuit in Findlay early Sunday morning.

 

According to a release from the Findlay Police Department, an officer stopped a car in the 500 block of North Main Street for a traffic violation.

 

As the officer approached the car, the driver sped away, traveling at a high rate of speed on North Main Street.

 

A pursuit was initiated that reached speeds of up to 80 miles an hour inside the city and up to 122 miles an hour once it reached I-75.

 

The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined the pursuit and deployed spike strips.

 

Two Findlay Police Department cruisers were in pursuit of the suspect’s vehicle, and both cruisers suffered disabling damage after the spike strips were deployed.

 

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and Bowling Green Police Department took over the pursuit at Wooster Street in Bowling Green, but the suspect’s vehicle eluded officers, and the the pursuit was terminated.

 

There were no injuries during the pursuit.

 

It is believed the suspect’s vehicle was driven by a male, and had an unknown male passenger.  

 

At this time their identities are unknown, and the incident remains under investigation.