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The lads have been reportedly making an attempt to steal automobiles round 2 a.m.

RYE – Rye cops have been concerned in wild in a single day chase Wednesday that ended with a smashed police automotive, overturned Lexus SUV, the arrests of two suspected automotive thieves and a manhunt for others.

One of many suspects had a loaded gun, police stated. 

The incident and ensuing seek for extra suspects pressured the Rye Neck faculties to enter lockout for the day, faculty district officers stated. College students weren’t allowed to go away the constructing to go to the fitness center and did not have outside recess. There have been additionally additional safety measures on the constructing entrances. 

Police consider suspects stay on the unfastened however fled the world, Rye Public Security Commissioner Michael Corcoran stated.  

The incident began round 2:forty five a.m. when officers responded to a report of suspicious exercise on Johnson Place. They have been greeted by “headlights coming straight at them,” Corcoran stated. 

One of many suspects in a Lexus SUV, which police stated had simply been stolen from a Johnson Place residence, smashed right into a police automotive and flipped over. Officers arrested the driving force. 

Different suspects in a black Infiniti, which was reported stolen out of New Jersey, sped east towards Boston Submit Street, crashed right into a second police automotive after which drove by means of a garden on Barlow Lane, Corcoran stated.

The automotive chase continued till they reached Trails Finish, the place the suspects acquired out of the automotive and jumped over a fence towards the Lengthy Island Sound, Corcoran stated. 

Officers chased them on foot. They caught as much as one suspect and located a fanny pack with a loaded handgun, Corcoran stated. He was arrested. 

They’re dealing with a number of felony fees, together with assault on a police officer, fleeing police, possession of a firearm, grand larceny and receiving stolen property, Corcoran stated. 

A police helicopter and canine group helped with the search. Port Chester police helped Rye through the foot pursuit, and officers from Westchester County, Mamaroneck and Harrison police departments additionally assisted within the investigation and search. 

“We’re working with our regulation enforcement companions in Westchester County, as comparable crimes have occurred in different communities.” Corcoran stated in a press release. “I’m extraordinarily pleased with our Rye Police Division officers for his or her bravery and professionalism in partaking in these harmful people. I am additionally thank our mutual companions for aiding us on this quickly unfolding chain of occasions.”

Twitter: @MattSpillane, @ChrisEberhart2

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