Broken cop automobiles discovered all through the realm.
UPDATE: State troopers say police have been referred to as to Prospect Avenue in Scranton Friday evening simply earlier than 6:30 p.m. for stories of an individual slumped over the wheel of a automotive.
Once they arrived, Patrick Coombes of Olyphant refused to roll down the window and had a gun between his legs.
Ultimately, police have been in a position to attain inside and seize the weapon.
However Coombes then fled the scene and led officers on a chase on Interstate 81 south into Luzerne County earlier than turning round, and heading again by Moosic, Scranton, and Dunmore earlier than police have been in a position to encompass his automotive alongside Principal Avenue in Olyphant.
Coombes is behind bars in Lackawanna County.
A wild police chase led authorities by a number of communities in two counties Friday night.
A number of viewers despatched us movies of a white car being chased by authorities.
Particulars are unclear at the moment, however it seems the chase began in Scranton then moved towards Luzerne County.
Newswatch 16 discovered a broken Scranton police car within the median of Interstate 81 close to the Pittston exit.
We additionally discovered a State police SUV with entrance finish harm close to the doorway to 81 North in Moosic.
The chase then moved again north towards Scranton.
Ultimately, police boxed within the white car proper in downtown Dickson Metropolis.
The motive force was taken into custody there.
Nonetheless no official phrase from Scranton police on what led to the wild chase.