Dayton police and OSHP track pursuit suspect’s footprints in snow

DAYTON — A pursuit following a traffic stop in Dayton resulted in Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers and Dayton Police officers chasing a suspect on foot.

Initially, police stopped the suspect for a speed violation. The suspect fled, initiating the pursuit.

An OHSP sergeant said the pursuit ended when the suspect pulled into a yard in the 1,000 block of Iola Avenue.

Officers and troopers were able to track the suspect’s footprints in the snow and Dayton Police officers arrested the suspect without force.

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The sergeant said that the pursuit reached speeds of 50 mph.

According to a OSHP dispatcher, the chase began near US 35 and Ludlow Street.