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Juvenile Suspect Leads Police on Dangerous Chase Through Residential Area

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Dothan – A male juvenile suspect led police on a harrowing chase through residential streets, endangering children at play, after failing to stop for a routine traffic stop. Speeds reached up to 58 mph in areas where multiple families reside.

Ignoring police commands, the suspect attempted to evade capture by accelerating to dangerous speeds, putting innocent lives at risk.

The pursuit came to an end in a peaceful standoff as the suspect abandoned the vehicle and sought refuge inside a residence on Baxley Street, just off of Headland Avenue.

After the short standoff lasting approximately 20 minutes, law enforcement successfully persuaded the suspect to surrender, leading to his eventual arrest. It is not known why the suspect refused to stop.