WATCH: Man Steals Police Cruiser, Leads Cops on High-Speed Chase
An Ohio man is in handcuffs after he stole a police cruiser and led officers on an hour-long chase that topped out at over 100 miles per hour. Check out the dash cam footage from a pursuing officer’s vehicle above. Footage from inside the stolen police cruiser, as well as from a bystander’s cell phone video capturing the initial car theft, can be seen below.
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Cleveland.com says it all started when Lorain police officers arrived at a house after getting a call about a man “in distress.” Upon arrival and running his information through the system, it was discovered that the suspect, 30-year-old Brandon Pettry, was wanted by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office for breaking and entering.
The officers took Pettry into custody and brought him to a parking lot where they were going to hand him off to Lorain County sheriff’s deputies. But Pettry wasn’t about to go quietly. He instead proceeded to attack the LEOs at the scene.
During the melee, Pettry managed to steal an empty police cruiser and drive away, sparking off a high-speed vehicle pursuit.
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Source:: Tactical Life