Sunday, September 8, 2013
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW) -- An attempted traffic stop turns into a high speed chase after officers suspect a driver is stealing from a church's construction site.
Officers say they noticed a white Dodge pickup truck pull out of the True North Church construction site along Martintown Road around 9:30 p.m. They say the truck held a large quantity of rebar.
When they attempted a traffic stop, the driver did not stop. The truck then led officers on a high speed chase through Edgefield County.
Officers report going 80-90 miles per hour while in pursuit of the truck. Officers followed the truck all the way through Edgefield County, but the truck got away.
They are still looking for a white Dodge pickup truck with South Carolina plates.
Have information or an opinion about this story? Click here to contact the newsroom.
Copyright WRDW-TV News 12. All rights reserved. This material may not be republished without express written permission.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.