Police involved in vehicle pursuit along I-95

CENTRAL VIRGINIA, Va. (WRIC) — State Police and police in Richmond were involved in a vehicle pursuit Thursday evening up and down I-95 that resulted in the vehicle escaping.

Richmond Police said the pursuit began when they tried to pull the driver who was identified as a fugitive wanted by US Marshals.

State Police said they became involved in the chase at 6:45 p.m. at the request of Richmond Police.

State Police officials said they attempted to stop a vehicle, later described as a red Ford Escape, which was headed south on I-95 near Exit 73.

When the vehicle refused to stop, state police pursued the vehicle, which eventually turned back north.

While they were chasing the vehicle, it re-entered the city of Richmond at which point police lost sight of it.

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