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Stolen car, suspected of trying to ram police cruiser, sparks investigation in Xenia

GREENE COUNTY — UPDATE @8:45 a.m.

Officers are investigating after they found a stolen car that was suspected of trying to ram into a police cruiser.

>>PHOTOS: Active investigation underway in Greene County

The car was reportedly stolen out of Butler Township and the driver was suspected of trying to ram into a police cruiser, according to a Xenia Police incident report.

The report stated that Butler Township Police told the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) that it was stolen around 2:35 a.m. Officers chased it before it got onto Northbound Interstate 75, the report said.

Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatchers tell News Center 7 they were chasing a reported stolen car on Dayton Xenia Road before terminating the pursuit.

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Our news crew found Xenia Police officers investigating outside a church parking lot at the 1100 block of Dayton Avenue.

We are looking if anyone has been arrested.

News Center 7 will continue to provide updates on this developing story.

-INITIAL STORY-

Officers and state troopers are investigating after finding a suspected stolen car in Greene County early Tuesday morning.

>>PHOTOS: Active investigation underway in Greene County

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers were involved in a chase of a suspected vehicle around 3 a.m. on Dayton Xenia Road in Beavercreek before terminating due to high speeds, OSHP dispatchers told News Center 7.

Photos and video from the scene show that Xenia Police officers located a gray Honda Civic with a Warren County license plate in a church’s parking lot at the 1100 block of Dayton Avenue.

News Center 7 is working to learn if there are any suspects in custody and if the investigation in Xenia is connected to the state troopers’ chase.

We will continue to provide updates on this developing story.


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