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Police Arrest Suspect in High-Speed Pursuit from Clifton, Ending in Essex County

By rlsmetro on
Clifton

Police in Clifton took one person into custody and are looking for two other individuals wanted for leading them on a multi-city pursuit that ended in Essex County Sunday evening. 

According to a preliminary investigation, the Passaic County agency began to follow a vehicle stolen out of New York when the suspect sped away, leading them to a pursuit shortly before 6:10 p.m. 

According to reports, the high-speed pursuit made its way onto the southbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway, where speeds reached over 70 mph. 

The suspect exited the highway at exit 144 Newark-Irvington, where other police agencies engaged in the pursuit that ended at Grove Street and 14th Avenue intersection with three suspects bailing from the car, reports said. 

A male was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit, but police believe two other occupants escaped and remained at large. 

Police reported no injuries resulting from the pursuit.