Police chase Milwaukee parking enforcement car; suspect arrested
MUSKEGO, Wis. - The Muskego Police Department said a suspect is in custody after a "critical incident" on Saturday, Sept. 4.
According to Muskego police, the incident started when officers assisted New Berlin police in the pursuit. The suspect was driving a city of Milwaukee parking enforcement vehicle that was reported stolen around 5:50 p.m.
Near Moorland Road and Commerce Center Parkway, a Muskego officer deployed a tire deflation device – but it was unsuccessful. The vehicle was later found in the parking lot of a gas station convenience store near Moorland and Janesville roads.
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When a Muskego officer tried to stop the suspect car in the parking lot, police said the suspect hit the officer's squad and fled north onto Moorland Road. The suspect then hit a citizen's vehicle that had two people inside before going around it. The officer's squad was hit a second time as the suspect continued to flee.
The pursuit ended and the lone suspect was arrested. Officers used a taser during the arrest, police said.
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Police said there were no injuries and the investigation is ongoing.
A shelter in place alert had been issued for an area near Janesville Road and Parkland Drive around 5:30 p.m. That alert was lifted around 6:30 p.m.