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RICHMOND, Va. — A man who fled in a stolen armored personnel vehicle from Virginia State troopers surrendered Tuesday night and is now in police custody, according to Virginia State Police.
“The driver of the armored personnel carrier had stopped the vehicle and surrendered to Virginia State Police,” said Corrine Geller, Virginia State Police spokesperson. “The vehicle stopped at East Broad Street and 11th Street in the City of Richmond.”
The suspect was taken into police custody around 9:40 p.m.
The article goes on to state the following:
The male suspect was Tased after not following troopers commands, according to State Police Sgt. Keeli Hill. Sources said he has been transported to VCU Medical Center with minor injuries.
Crime insider sources said the suspect, whose name has not been released, is a Virginia Army National Guard Lieutenant and lives in the Fan area of Richmond.
Sources added the Lieutenant is a commander with an engineering battalion at Fort Pickett.
CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil reported the suspect stole the military vehicle from Fort Pickett and drove it from Nottoway County to I-85 to I-95 in Richmond.
State Police said at 7:55 p.m., they were notified that the vehicle, which is not equipped with a weapon, was taken from Fort Pickett, a National Guard base in Blackstone.
Armored vehicle stolen from Fort Pickett that police chased accross central Virginia is stopped on Broad street between City Hall and Capitol Square pic.twitter.com/VZzPUWbUyR
— Ned Oliver (@nedoliver) June 6, 2018
Soldier in custody after stealing a military vehicle, leading police on a bizarre chase pic.twitter.com/KuE8cTKI01
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) June 6, 2018
Legit saw a stolen tank drive by our neighborhood with mad cops chasing it. It’s never a dull moment in Richmond 😂 pic.twitter.com/fzLu41oqU5
— KAE (@kagui005) June 6, 2018
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