Officers block Newport Plaza parking lot after chase ends in area

Published: Jun. 13, 2021 at 8:23 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 13, 2021 at 12:42 PM EDT
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NEWPORT, KY (WXIX) - The Newport Plaza parking lot was blocked off Sunday after a police chase happened around 5 a.m., Kenton County police said.

Kenton County police confirmed that the chase started in Boone County.

It is unclear if the driver of the vehicle was arrested or taken to the hospital.

Shortly beforehand, around 4:30 a.m., a driver fled Boone County deputies after pointing a gun at them. Authorities have not confirmed the incident is related.

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