CRIME

Suspect escapes police car on I15

Feb 26, 2018, 7:37 AM | Updated: 9:12 am
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A brazen escape from the back of a police car on I15 led to a brief chase overnight Sunday into Monday.

Draper Police were transporting a 21-year-old man to jail, who was suspected of aggravated assault with a firearm.

Police say when they were on I-15 near 3500 South, the suspect broke the window of the police car and jumped out onto the freeway.

Police say he made it off the west side of the freeway about a half mile before officers caught up to him, used a Taser, and took him back into custody.

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