Man arrested after police chase

6:05 PM, Jan 30, 2013   |    comments
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VENICE, Ill. (KSDK) - One man is in custody after an accident that lead to a police chase.

Authorities say a Venice, Illinois police officer attempted to pull over a red Honda Prelude around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Robin.

Police say the man tried to hit the police officer with his vehicle, and sped off, driving south on Route 3.

The man was apprehended behind a gas station across the street from East St. Louis City Hall.

A woman and a small child were in the car during the pursuit.

Police found what appeared to be drugs in the car after the suspect was apprehended.



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