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Police recover stolen car, arrest suspect after pursuit in Medina

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Posted at 4:52 PM, Sep 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-17 16:52:24-04

MEDINA, Ohio — A person in a car reported stolen was arrested after a pursuit in Medina, according to the Medina Police Department.

Friday morning, Montville police initiated a pursuit with a car that had been reported stolen out of Medina. During the pursuit, the car crashed at the intersection of Wadsworth Road and Twin Oaks Boulevard, police said.

The driver of the car fled the scene on foot and police began their search.

Using the Medina Police Department's K-9 team, authorities tracked the driver through the neighborhood, eventually finding the driver hiding in a wooded area near Heritage Elementary School, according to police.

The driver was arrested without incident or injuries, police said.

Police said the incident concluded at 7:30 a.m. before students began arriving at the nearby school.

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