WATCH: Minnesota Police Pursue Suspects Wanted For 2nd Degree Assault
Minnesota officers were pursuing suspects wanted for 2nd-degree assault. The footage was caught on Minnesota Department of Transportation cameras.
There is never a shortage of crime stories in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Just a few months ago, a Minnesota man was arrested after leaving his ID at the scene of the crime. An unnamed criminal committed a theft at two different stores within a span of a half an hour. While he was committing the second theft, his backpack was located at the spot he committed the first theft. In his backpack, his ID.
This past summer a woman from Rochester made headlines for quite the scene at a sandwich shop. The customer is accused of hitting one of the employees and pulling their hair after complaining her sandwich was too small.
Before we dive into this police chase, you can also check out the 20 most crime-infested Minnesota cities of 2022 here. It was all based on the crime index value, which was calculated based on the data using an algorithm. There were at least 229 Minnesota cities found on the index.
MN Crime Police/Fire/EMS shared the footage on their Twitter and Facebook pages. he posted stated that officers from several agencies were in pursuit of a vehicle with suspects wanted for 2nd-degree assault. The vehicle was traveling north on Highway 169, and then east on 394. While exiting 394, officers attempted to box the vehicle in. However, the driver rammed into the squad cars as a passenger jumped out of the car and fled on foot.
You can see the initial ramming and the pursuit on foot in the video below. It was noted that the pursuit was terminated after going into Downtown Minneapolis.