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Morris Plains Police Pursuit ends in Crash; One in Custody

By rlsmetro on
Morris Plains

The suspects involved in a police pursuit that ended in a crash in Morris Plains suffered non-life threatening bites after the department k-9 unit assisted in the arrest of an assailant.

The incident happened shortly before 2:40 a.m. when officers attempted to pull over a vehicle occupied by a driver and at least one other suspect who ignored police lights and sirens and sped away.

According to reports, the short high-speed pursuit ended in the vicinity of Sylvan Drive with the suspect bailing from the vehicle.

Police took the suspect into custody a short time later with officers searching the area for a possible second suspect.

The incident remains under investigation.