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VIDEO: Domestic assault suspect leads police on freeway chase with children in vehicle

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Posted at 3:46 PM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 15:46:06-04

TAYLOR, Mich. — The Michigan State Police released dashcam video of a police chase Thursday morning that ended with the arrest of a man who lead police on a high-speed chase with children in his vehicle.

MSP was called to assist the Taylor police early Thursday for an alleged domestic assault case. The suspect's vehicle, a red Jeep, was spotted on the freeway. Police attempted to make a traffic stop on I-96, but the vehicle sideswiped a patrol car.

State troopers were able to stop the suspect by boxing him in on the ramp of Davison Ave. to eastbound I-96.

No injuries were reported and the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

There were two young children in the vehicle. Both were transported to local hospitals as a precaution, said police.

Troopers will be submitting a request to the prosecutor's office for fleeing and eluding, resisting and obstructing and child endangerment. The domestic assault portion of the investigation will be handled by Taylor Police Department.