Chase ends in crash, connected to suspected home invasion in Warren

(WXYZ) - The Warren Police Department tells 7 Action News that a home invasion at Toepfer and Van Dyke ended with a chase and crash in Detroit.

Two teenagers were in the home in Warren, when someone broke into their home. They surprised the suspect who took off.

Warren police officers were around the corner and began a pursuit. Michigan State Police also assisted. The chase lasted nearly 8 minutes. Dash cam video from Warren Police show the suspect maneuvering through traffic from Warren into the east side of Detroit.

The chase ended in a serious crash at Warren and Iroquois on Detroit's east side.

BARBARA COLLINS, WITNESS “I see this white vehicle flying past, ten police cars, at a high rate of speed." said Babara Collins, who witnessed the chase and the crash.

Witnesses say after the crash, the suspect jumped out of his car and started running.

“The suspect then ran to his porch, which is one of the houses in the neighborhood." said Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw, "The trooper pursued him on foot, where he was taken into custody without incident.”

The suspect hit a vehicle with four people inside, including a two year old boy and a 69 year old woman. All four victims were taken to an area hospital with non life-threatening Injuries.

Michigan State Police say alcohol may have played a factor in the victim's vehicle. The suspect who led the chase is in Warren Police Custody.


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