- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 14, 2017

PEARL, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a police chase culminated in a crash that caused a power outage in Mississippi.

Raymond Duke with the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department told news outlets that officials pursued a suspect in an armed robbery at a service station in Richland into Pearl. Duke says the chase ended when the suspect hit a utility pole, nearly cutting it in half. The impact caused a power outage, but the extent of the outage is currently unknown.

The name of the suspect taken into custody hasn’t been released. The Richland Police Department said in a Facebook post that officers recovered the weapon used in the robbery.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide