Police Pursuit Ends With Arrest in Beckley

BECKLEY– A police chase through Beckley ended Monday evening when the suspect was caught.

Dispatchers say the chase started around 8:20 PM on Monday when a Beckley Police Officer attempted to make a traffic stop. The car took off eventually driving through a field.

Eyewitnesses tell us one person then got out of the car and fled on foot. That person was eventually captured by police. Another person in the car then surrendered to police, according to witness reports.

Very few details are available at this time. Stick with WOAY online and on air as more details become available.

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