UPDATE: Man flees after crashing stolen vehicle on Dunlap Circle in Prichard


PRICHARD, Ala (WKRG) — UPDATE (5:41 p.m.): Mobile police say a man fled from a stolen vehicle after crashing it on Dunlap Circle in Prichard.

Mobile police have released the following statement.

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at approximately 10:35 a.m., Police responded to Circle K located at 3251 Dauphin Street in reference to a carjacking. Upon arrival, officers were advised by the male victim that the unknown male subject approached him with a handgun and demanded his vehicle. The victim complied and the subject fled the scene southbound Springdale Boulevard. Officers located the vehicle and attempted to stop the subject. The subject led police on a high speed pursuit until the vehicle was involved in an accident in Prichard’s jurisdiction. The subject exited the vehicle on foot last seen running into a wooded area. The officer suffered a minor shoulder injury after he fell pursuing the subject.

Mobile Police were on Dunlap Circle Tuesday morning towing away a white pick-up truck.

WKRG was live on the scene as multiple patrol cars and a K-9 unit circled the area.

WKRG News 5 has reached out to MPD for more information.


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