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UPDATE: Suspect sought after police cruisers rammed during Kanawha County pursuit

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According to Captain Sean Crosier with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched around 11:42 p.m. to the Rich Oil Station at 2900 Sissonville Drive. 

Police searched for the suspect and found a man in a dark colored car on Falcon Drive, when police made their approach the car sped up and hit a patrol car.

Police chased the man from Eden's Fork to Big Chimney and then to Charleston.  The driver eventually stopped at Cliff View Drive and ran from the police on foot.

No injuries were reported.  Police also discovered the dark colored vehicle was a Pontiac Gran Prix that had been stolen from Bill's Auto Sales in Clendenin on Feb. 28.

Police are still investigating and ask anyone with information to contact Deputy J.M. Martin at 304-357-0169.


Authorities are searching for a man they believe was involved in an early morning breaking and entering incident.

Police were dispatched after a burglar alarm was activated on the 2900 block of Sissonville Drive.

Authorities said the man fled from police for several miles.

They said the chase ended up on Charleston's West Side.

Police said they cornered the man near Livingston Avenue, when he jumped out of his Volkswagen Jetta and ran into the woods.

Authorities are processing the car for clues.  The man is still on the run at this time.