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Police pursuit reported in Huntington: suspect identified

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According to Huntington Police, who were led on a police chase that began just after 11 a.m. Friday, March 15.

Police say the male suspect took off from the 800 block of 20th Street to the area of 26th Street and 10th Ave, where he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a building.

The suspect got out of the car and started running. The suspect left his personal identification inside the wrecked vehicle, identifying him as Dominique JaMarr Nelson, 24, of Columbus, OH.

Nelson is described as a black male, 5'9", 180 Lbs.

Warrants for felony fleeing and leaving the scene of an accident have been issued against him.

No word on what motivated Nelson to flee.

Anyone with information on him are asked to contact 911 or 304-696-4444.


According to police on the scene, the Huntington Police Dept. was involved in a pursuit around 11:30 a.m. 

The suspect crashed a rental car into wall and a fence on two separate people's property near the corner of 10th Avenue and 26th Street.

The suspect ran from the accident on foot.

Police are still searching for the suspect.