Suspect arrested after allegedly striking 4 cars in Penn Hills police chase
A suspect is in custody after a police chase Wednesday evening in Penn Hills and Pittsburgh, according to Penn Hills Police Chief Howard Burton.
Penn Hills officers were called to Shenandoah Drive for a report that a stolen car had been parked there.
Shortly after they found the car and confirmed it had been stolen, a man got in and hit a police car as he drove off.
Officers began pursuing the man, but called off the chase near the intersection of Verona Road and Sandy Creek Road.
Soon after, they heard from Pittsburgh police, who had begun chasing the same car. The driver fled back to Penn Hills, where Penn Hills officers resumed their pursuit, Burton said.
During the chase the suspect hit two more vehicles — one of them a police car, before crashing into a third vehicle and coming to a stop.
The suspect tried to run but was brought down by police, Burton said.
His identity has not been released as charges are pending, the chief said.
The extent of the damage to the other vehicles was not immediately known.
Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jacob at 724-836-6646, [email protected] or via Twitter .