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Truck carrying pooper-scooper tools leads police on chase in Detroit

Posted at 9:13 AM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 12:50:53-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A truck carjacked Friday morning in the area of Archdale led police on a chase that began on Detroit's west side.

Around 7:26 a.m., a 2012 white Chevy Colorado truck with tinted windows "carrying various pooper-scooper tools" was carjacked by an unknown suspect, police say.

Officers were tracking the truck via an on-board tracking device. Police pursued the vehicle in the area of East Canfield and I-75, where the driver eventually lost control of the truck, jumped out and ran off.

Police were able to catch the suspect in the area of northbound I-75 Service Drive and Manatee in Hazel Park. The suspect is now in police custody.