One in custody after West Chester pursuit ends in Dayton

Police confirmed that one person is in custody after a pursuit that started in West Chester ended in Dayton Monday evening.

According to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center records, dispatchers were notified of a pursuit out of West Chester coming up Interstate 75 into Montgomery County at 6:52 p.m.

Records said that law enforcement deployed stop sticks during the pursuit, hitting one of the suspect vehicle’s tires.

The pursuit came to an end at 7:16 p.m. as the occupants bailed out of the vehicle on state Route 4 in the area between Valley Street and Stanley Avenue, records said, and a woman was taken into custody.

Records described a man running into nearby woods and law enforcement calling for a drone on scene, but it is unclear whether the man was found.

It is also unclear why the pursuit began, but dispatch records said that the suspect’s vehicle was reported as stolen.

We are working to learn more and will update this story with any new information.

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