State Police: Pursuit of stolen car ends with crash on Joseph Ave

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police are searching for the person who stole a car, led officers on a pursuit, then ran away after crashing that car.

Rochester police said on Monday that someone reported their Pontiac Sedan stolen. Early Friday morning, New York State Police said they saw that car on Milan Street and attempted to pull it over but the driver sped off.

New York State Police chased the driver until the Pontiac crashed in the area of Joseph Avenue and O’Brien Street.

Troopers said the driver got out and ran off. RPD officers were called in to assist state police in this investigation and to look for the suspect.

No one is in custody as of yet. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.