Police: Suspect crashed car into building following pursuit in southwest Charlotte

Wanted suspect crashes into building, gets away on foot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A car crashed into a building following a police pursuit in southwest Charlotte Monday morning, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

The incident began around 7:20 a.m. when CMPD says officers tried to stop a vehicle being driven by a person who was wanted for a violent crime.

The suspect refused to stop, leading to a pursuit. That chase ended when the vehicle crashed into the front of a building in a business park on Clanton Road near Barringer Drive and the suspect ran away on foot.

Officers attempted to locate the wanted person, but they had not been found as of 10 a.m. The suspect’s name and possible charges have not been released.

Police say no injuries were reported from the crash.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts should call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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