KPD Investigates an Overnight Pursuit

The Killeen Police Department is investigating an overnight pursuit.

Killeen Police Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a white Lexus Sedan for a traffic violation at the intersection of Veteran’s Memorial Blvd. and 42nd Street, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at approximately 1:38 a.m. The suspect driver refused to stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued.  The suspect driver continued to flee from officers through the nearby neighborhood at high rate of speed.  The suspect driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a residence located in the 2900 block of Persimmon Drive.  The male suspect got out of the vehicle and fled on foot in an unknown direction.  Through the investigation, officers were notified that the Lexus was reported stolen out of Austin Police Department.

There were two residents inside the home at the time of the crash and one was injured. The resident has been treated and released from the hospital.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS and Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information given is anonymous and confidential, and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible in this pursuit, you could be eligible for reward up to $1,000 in cash.

 

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

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