Authorities Apprehend Man After Chase In Northwest OKC


Wednesday, June 9th 2021, 2:01 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol tracked down a man troopers were engaged in a pursuit with Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities began the pursuit near Southwest 51st Street and South Independence Avenue.

Speeds in the chase reached more than 60 mph, troopers said.

Bob Mills SkyNews 9 followed the pursuit as the man drove northbound on Portland Avenue before ending in a residential neighborhood in northwest Oklahoma City.

The man got out of the vehicle, which had two flat tires, as it was moving and tried to hide in a homeowner's backyard before surrendering to authorities.

Troopers were assisting the DEA with an investigation when the chase suspect sped off, troopers said.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 9 as updates become available.