NC man takes ex-girlfriend’s car on high-speed chase

Source: WXII

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Authorities are searching for a man after he allegedly stole his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle and led police on a chase Tuesday.

According to State Highway Patrol officials, the man broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and then stole her Toyota Corolla.

State troopers tried to stop the vehicle on Business 85 North and the man sped off, at one point reaching 100 miles per hour.

The suspect exited on Green Needle Road toward Charlotte Drive and ditched the vehicle in a trailer park, authorities said.

The vehicle is in police possession. No drugs or weapons were found inside.

The suspect was last seen running into a wooded area parallel to the Davidson County Airport. The Highway Patrol used a helicopter to assist with the search but called it off just before 7 p.m.

He is described as a white male with a thick beard wearing a dark coat.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

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