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Phoenix police: Suspect crashes into wall after ramming patrol car

Posted: 6:09 AM, Feb 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-07 16:37:57Z

Phoenix police say a suspect crashed a stolen vehicle after ramming a police car early Wednesday morning.

According to officials, a witness reported a vehicle hitting a median along the I-10 before exiting the freeway. That witness followed the vehicle and reported locations to police. 

Officials ran the license plate and discovered the car was a stolen vehicle. 

The driver ended up crashing into a stucco wall near 81st Lane and Montecito after ramming a police patrol car, causing minimal damage. 

Police on scene say alcohol may have been a factor in the incident. The suspect was arrested. 

No further information was released.