High speed dirtbike chase in Petersburg leads to crash; man still at large

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg officers have confirmed that a police chase that originated in Dinwiddie County led to a dirt bike crash at the intersection of Youngs Road and Lincoln Street in Petersburg.

The crash happened before 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police initiated the attempt to pull the man over due to the dirtbike not being street-legal.

After crashing, the suspect fled on foot.

Police say the male suspect is currently at large.

No description is available at this time.

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