THREE MEN FLEE FROM POLICE
RAM POLICE CAR DURING CHASEAvon – A chase that began on Lorain’s Southside ended with Police from Avon and Sheffield Village searching for three men in the woods.
Officers chased the Mercury Grand Marquis after receiving reports of the car driving recklessly on Grove Ave.
The chase entered Sheffield Village and ended after the patrol car, that the Marquis struck during the pursuit, shut down due to maintenance problems.
The car was last seen in the area of Abbe Road and French Creek.
Sgt. Robert Olds of the Avon Police Department said that Officers from his Department began setting up in areas that they felt the car might enter their city. “One of our off-duty Officers was coming down French Creek from Detroit Road and spotted the car in a driveway then saw three males – two black males and one white male – running from the area heading west into a wooded area.”
Police from Avon, Sheffield Village and Lorain converged on the car and began searching the area. A K-9 Unit from the Avon Police Department began tracking the suspects but lost the track after about 20 minutes.
The owner of the car was at home and told Police he did not know the men who had his car – only that they had been drinking together before they drove him home.
No Officers were injured in the pursuit or tracking.