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Countywide officer assistance requested after reported crash, foot chase

Published: Wednesday, January 09, 2019 @ 12:06 PM

Officer assistance call made after driver reportedly attempted to strike deputy

UPDATE @ 12:30 p.m.: 

One person is in custody following a crash after the driver fled the scene, according to initial reports. 

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The crash was reported shortly before noon near the intersection of Prescott and Piccadily avenues in Harrison Twp.

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The driver was reportedly fled the scene but was found and taken into custody near the intersection of Salem Avenue and Klepinger Road. A request for officer assistance was made after the driver reportedly started to fight the deputy, according to emergency scanner traffic. 

FIRST REPORT

A deputy has requested countywide officer assistance after a foot chase ended on Salem Avenue in Harrison Twp. Wednesday. 

A single-vehicle crash was reported near the intersection of Prescott and Piccadily avenues around 11:55 a.m., according to initial reports. 

Reports indicate the driver fled the scene and was spotted by a deputy who started to chase him on foot. 

The request for officer assistance was made after the deputy reported the person was fighting him, according to emergency scanner traffic. 

The driver was reportedly taken into custody near the intersection of Salem Avenue and Klepinger Road. 

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