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Indecent exposure suspect leads Oakland County deputies on chase

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Posted at 11:09 PM, Nov 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-19 23:09:43-05

Two law enforcement agencies are searching for a man accused of leading Oakland County Sheriff deputies on a chase Friday afternoon in Lyon Township.

James William Sebastianelli, 53, allegedly would not stop when a deputy attempted to pull him over in the area of Napier Road near Seaglen Drive.

Sebastianelli is also accused of striking two vehicles and leaving the scene at Beck Road and Grand River Road in Novi.

According to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Sebastianelli had a felony warrant for fleeing and eluding a police officer out of Lincoln Park.

He also has a warrant for obscene conduct and indecent exposure for an incident that allegedly took place at a Lyon Township Walmart location, deputies added.

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office and Novi Police Department are both searching for Sebastianelli.

He was last seen driving a 2008 Black Ford Fusion registered to his wife. His last known address is in Woodhaven.

Anyone with information on his location is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. There is a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to his arrest.