Suspected driver facing several charges after leading Chesterfield police on a chase in stolen car

Chesterfield County Police Department

CHESTERFIELD CO., Va. (WRIC) – Chesterfield County Police said officers found and arrested a suspected driver that led police on a chase in a stolen vehicle from Chesterfield to Richmond.

Chesterfield County police said an officer attempted to pull over a vehicle for a traffic stop on the 17000 block of Midlothian Turnpike around 10 p.m. Saturday night.

The driver took off and led police on a chase through Chesterfield and crashed on Carnation Street and Hioaks Road in Richmond. Officers saw several people get out of the stolen vehicle and run off into a nearby wooded area.

Using K-9 units, officers were able to track down the suspected adult driver, who is now facing several charges including eluding arrest.

Chesterfield County Police have located others believed to be involved. Police said a total of six people were in the stolen vehicle during the 2-minute pursuit, some were juveniles while others were adults.

Chesterfield County police said the vehicle was stolen from Chesterfield back in October.

Police also believe the group of individuals were possibly involved in an incident that happened earlier Saturday evening at Chesterfield Towne Center.

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