Chase after carjacking ends in crash

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – A suspect is in custody after a lengthy car chase that started in Rochester and ended with a crash in Scottsville.

It started just before 12:30 a.m. Monday. Rochester Police responded to the area of Resolute Circle and Resolute Street for a reported carjacking. A 32-year-old man said his car was taken at gunpoint and pointed out his stolen vehicle to officers.

Police say they tried to stop the vehicle, when it took off, sparking a 30 minute pursuit covering several miles, cutting through Irondequoit, Brighton and Henrietta. The car eventually crashed in the area of Quaker and River Roads in Scottsville.

The 18-year-old driver from Rochester was taken into custody, and treated and released from the hospital for leg pain. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.