CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake Police say the suspect in a police pursuit that crossed the Norfolk City line Tuesday evening has been identified, but they are still trying to find him.
Officers tried to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Obendorfer Road and Mahone Avenue for excessive tint around 5:15 p.m., according to Detective D.M. Boykin with Chesapeake Police. The vehicle stopped at Mahone Avenue and Appomattox Street in Norfolk, but as the officer exited his police vehicle, the suspect vehicle sped away.
Chesapeake police pursued the suspect vehicle, which struck three parked vehicles in the 200 block of Hardy Avenue in Norfolk before coming to a stop. The male driver and two adult passengers fled from the vehicle on foot.
Boykin said an officer was able to detain the two passengers and take them into custody, but the driver has not yet been apprehended by police.
The driver has been identified as Troy Chapman, 32, of the 400 block of Middlesex St. in Norfolk. Warrants have been secured against Chapman for felony eluding, three counts hit and run and excessive tint.
If you have any information on Chapman’s whereabouts, contact the Chesapeake Police.
No charges are pending against the two passengers, at this time.
No one was injured.
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