Police: Suspect in custody after 5-mile pursuit ended in crash near 6th and Mineral

MILWAUKEE — A man was taken into custody after police said he refused to pull over after he was spotted driving recklessly — invoking a police pursuit near 28th and Locust early morning Saturday, Dec. 15.

According to officials, the pursuit began around 2:30 a.m., making its way towards 6th and Mineral. The 5.1-mile chase ended after the suspect’s vehicle hit the front of another car, veered and crashed into a nearby building.

The vehicle’s only occupant was the driver, an unidentified male. He was transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, but police said they do not believe alcohol was involved.


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