FAIRLAWN, OH (WOIO) - A fleeing felon was found hiding in a Dumpster in Fairlawn Sunday morning.
Officers from several departments were involved in a chase after the man fled from Peninsula police, who stopped him on Route 303 in a stolen vehicle from North Carolina.
The car traveled through Richfield on Interstate 77 and into Bath when he crash the car as he exited onto Ghent Road.
The man grabbed a briefcase and took off on foot. Officers from Bath, Fairlawn, Richfield, Copley, and Peninsula surrounded the area near North Cleveland-Massillon Road and Embassy Parkway.
He was found in a Dumpster in the rear of Civista Bank at about 8:30 a.m. by a Fairlawn sergeant.
He was turned over to the Peninsula Police.
The briefcase was located nearby in the bushes.
No one was injured.