Milwaukee police pursuit, crash; driver sought

Milwaukee police were involved in a vehicle pursuit Friday night, Aug. 5. It began around 7:18 p.m. near 42nd and Hope.

According to police, officers observed a vehicle that was stolen and wanted in connection to an abduction. Officers attempted to make a traffic stop; however, the driver refused, fled and a vehicle pursuit ensued. 

The pursuit ended when the vehicle crashed into a parked vehicle near 7th and Melvina. The occupants of the vehicle fled on foot. 

A passenger, a 17-year-old Milwaukee male, was arrested after a foot pursuit. A firearm was recovered. 

Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office. 

MPD continues to seek the unknown driver. 

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-Tips or P3 Tips App.