Police dashcam video shows pursuit of suspect involved in carjacking spree

INDEPENDENCE, OH (WOIO) - The Independence Police Department released their dashcam video showing an officer pursuing a suspect involved in a spree of armed carjacking.

Police say there were two related carjacking in Bath Township and in Independence on Wednesday. The first carjacking occurred at a rest area on I-77 in Bath Township. A woman told police two armed men jumped out a white car and approached her from behind. One suspect took off in her black Nissan Rogue SUV while the other suspect got back into the white car and fled the scene.

According to police, the second carjacking occurred when the same white vehicle pulled into a driveway on Midland Road. Just like the first carjacking, armed suspect approached the woman from behind and drove away in her car.

Police later spotted the two stolen cars and the suspects' white car on I-77. The dashcam shows an officer chase the black SUV into Cleveland, but the driver was eventually able to elude police.

Police did arrest two suspects and recovered one vehicle near East 116th Street and Union Avenue, but are still looking for at least two other suspects in two separate vehicles.

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