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Vegas PD: Domestic situation leads to vehicle pursuit, 1 person in custody

Posted at 9:15 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 02:53:18-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating a domestic situation and possible kidnapping that turned into a police pursuit Tuesday evening.

Officers responded to 3955 Algonquin Drive, near Maryland Parkway and Flamingo Boulevard, just before 5:30 p.m. on reports of a man forcing a female into a vehicle.

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Authorities say they were able to locate the vehicle nearby but it failed to stop and a pursuit was then initiated.

Officers were able to end the chase on the southbound Interstate 15 on-ramp at Blue Diamond Road at around 6 p.m. with multiple viewers informing 13 Action News of a heavy police presence near the I-15.

A person was taken into custody, according to police, from the scene and transported to the University Medical Center with minor injuries, along with another person from the vehicle.

The incident remains under investigation.