Phoenix police: Stolen vehicle suspect bails out of SUV, vehicle ends up in canal

Posted at 10:16 PM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 10:45:08-05

Authorities say one person is in custody after bailing out of a stolen vehicle during a pursuit.

Police stopped an SUV near 24th Street and Roosevelt Monday night. Officers determined the vehicle was stolen and the suspect drove off.

The Phoenix Police Department's air unit followed the vehicle to the area of 20th Avenue and Indian School.

There, the suspect bailed out of the SUV and the vehicle continued to roll until it fell into a canal.

Police say the suspect was found nearby and taken into custody.

There were no injuries during the incident, police said.

Further details were not immediately available.

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