Suspect flees after police chase, crash in Covington

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - Authorities are looking for a suspect who fled on foot after a police pursuit in Cincinnati and subsequent accident over the river in Covington.

According to police, the chase began Tuesday morning on 8:30 a.m. on Cincinnati's West Side. The suspect drove across the Brent Spence Bridge, took the 5th Street exit in Covington and crashed into a guardrail.

The suspect jumped out of the vehicle, which appears to be a gray 4-door sedan, and ran into a nearby wooded area.

A police K9 unit has been called to the scene in an attempt to locate the suspect. A description was not immediately available.

We'll continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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