Traffic stop leads to police chase in early Wednesday morning incident

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Aftermath of crash on June 28, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — One person is in custody following a traffic stop that turned into a short police chase on the city’s near southwest side just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to IMPD, the suspect pulled over at Harding and Kentucky Avenue in what appeared to be a routine stop. However, the driver took off and proceeded west along Minnesota before heading toward Miller and Richland where the vehicle overturned after a crash.

The suspect got out of the vehicle and led police on a short foot pursuit before being taken into custody.

Police have not released information on what led to the traffic stop and why the suspect tried to get away.

The incident remains under investigation.