Police chase down shoplifting suspect in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A shoplifting suspect was arrested Monday morning following a short police chase in Portsmouth.

According to dispatch, the chase started just after 1 a.m. with a suspected shoplifting call at a 7-Eleven on Mt. Vernon Avenue.

The chase ended after less than one mile. Dispatch says a suspect was taken into custody.

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