Youngstown Police chase leads to manhunt

Police and K-9 units searched yards near E. Philadelphia Avenue on Friday morning

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A car chase in Youngstown Friday morning quickly turned into a foot chase and a later a manhunt.

The Youngstown Police Department were called in around 11:35 a.m. for a reported car stolen. When they found the car, the driver refused to pull over.

Officers chased the vehicle until it hit a telephone pole on East Philadelphia Avenue. There, the driver jumped out of the car and ran, with police and K-9 units searching surrounding yards.

Police have not yet identified or arrested the man.

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