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Suspect captured in hit-and-run involving Chesterfield police cruiser


A hit-and-run suspect has turned himself in, according to the Chesterfield Police Department.

This originally started as a crash involving a Chesterfield Police vehicle, according to police.

The crash happened at Hopkins Road near Meadowdale Road Thursday night.

Following the crash, police say that the driver of a gold Buick escaped by running toward Hopkins Elementary School.

The suspect later turned himself in. A passenger still in the Buick at the time of the crash is being questioned by police.

The officer of the police cruiser was not hurt.

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