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Police Officer Injured During Police Chase; Suspect Arrested

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 1/21/2013 @ 12:10 p.m.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man who led police on a two county chase, has been released from the hospital and is now behind bars.

South Charleston Police tell WSAZ.com, they tried to pull over Jeremy Hudson about 3 a.m. Monday.

Police say the pursuit left South Charleston, traveling along Route 60 through Kanawha County, and into Putnam County. The pursuit finally ended near Winfield.

Two South Charleston police cruisers were banged up during the chase. One officer suffered minor injuries.

Hudson was taken to the hospital to be checked out. He has been released and is now being held at the South Central Regional Jail on fleeing charges.

Hudson will be arraigned in Kanawha County magistrate court, Monday evening.

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ORIGINAL STORY
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- It started out as a simple traffic stop, but when the driver wouldn't stop, it became a pursuit across two counties.

South Charleston Police tell WSAZ.com the incident began at 2:55 a.m Monday.

Police say the pursuit left South Charleston, traveling along Route 60 through Kanawha County, and into Putnam County. The pursuit finally ended near Winfield.

The suspect was taken into custody and returned to Kanawha County. His name and condition haven't been released.

One police officer received minor injuries.

Putnam County Deputies helped South Charleston Police in making the stop.

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