Suspect on the run after multi-state high speed chase
CALIFORNIA, OH (FOX19) -
A man is on the run after leading police on a high speed chase that crossed state lines Wednesday night.
Police say that the man stole a silver Audi SUV in West Chester from a Speedway on the 8300 block of Cincinnati-Dayton Road around 7:30 pm. Police were able to track the vehicle using a cell phone still in the SUV, and spotted the vehicle on Reading Rd. After trying to pull over the vehicle, the man then led police on a chase. The suspect drove from I-75 to the Norwood Lateral, to I-71, before crossing into Kentucky on I-471. After going back to Ohio on I-275, he then took the Kellogg Ave. exit.
The SUV was later found at the intersection of Linneman St. and Waits Ave. in the Cincinnati neighborhood California. The suspect fled the vehicle and police are using K-9 units to continue to search for him.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20's wearing a baseball cap. He has a star tattoo on his neck.
FOX19 will keep you updated as soon as more information becomes available.