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Fleeing vehicle crashes into Petersburg grocery store

Posted at 11:29 AM, Oct 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-31 12:48:29-04

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. -- A vehicle crashed into a Petersburg supermarket and the driver fled off on foot.

Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s were chasing a vehicle and the chase led into Petersburg, according to Capt. Braswell.

The car tried to make a right from Washington Street to Elm Street and ended up in Harrison’s Supermarket.

The driver fled on foot and officers followed in active pursuit. The suspect was caught a short time later.

Virginia State Police and Petersburg Police Department are assisting the Dinwiddie Sheriff's office.