UPDATE: Man in custody after police pursuit through Holladay, Millcreek

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MONDAY 06/07/21 4:00 p.m.

UTAH (ABC4) – Officers are providing additional details regarding a pursuit that took place in Millcreek, Monday afternoon.

On June 7, a man and a female passenger were traveling while under the influence, in a black car, when they crashed at a nearby 7-11 in Holladay, according to the Unified Police Department.

Police say after the crash, the man realized his partner needed medical attention, but allegedly did not want to be arrested. As soon as paramedics arrived on scene, the man fled, striking two UPD vehicles and an apartment complex; prompting a police chase.

According to an investigative report, in an attempt to stop the suspect, officers spiked the man’s car and administered a pit maneuver.

Police say as the suspect’s vehicle came to a stop near a Millcreek business parking lot, the man then ran from officers. Police were later able to capture the suspect and take him into custody.

“Everything went well. I mean, we prefer not to pursue and not have people put us in these situations, but this one you know, only minor injuries,” said Detective Ken Hansen with the Unified Police Department.

According to the Unified Police Department, the suspect is now in custody and has been taken to an area hospital for his injuries. Police say after his injuries are taken care of, he will be booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police pursue suspect in Millcreek and Holladay

MONDAY 06/07/21 2:02 p.m.

UTAH (ABC4) – A suspect led officers on a car chase through Millcreek and Holladay on Monday.

Based on traffic surveillance, a person in a black car allegedly fled from the Unified Police Department and other agencies, for unknown reasons.

Traffic surveillance also indicates the suspect was followed by nearly a dozen police vehicles.

Based on images obtained by ABC4, the suspect’s vehicle is seen badly damaged, with shattered windows, indented doors and a missing wheel. According to the images, officers were also able to take the suspect into custody.

It is unknown at this time what has prompted the pursuit and if there are any reported injuries as a result.

ABC4 has a team on the way and we will update as the story develops.

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