INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT)- A police pursuit ends with a shoplifter facing several charges.
On Tuesday, the Independence County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a local business in regards to a shoplifter.
Suspect Christopher Chandler, 32, did leave the business' parking lot before officers arrived, which started a chase. Officers with the sheriff's office along with Arkansas State Police chased Chandler after learning he was a wanted felon.
At some point during the chase, Chandler rammed into a State Trooper's vehicle. It did damage the vehicle, but did not injure the officer.
The chase ended when Chandler struck a guard rail. When he exited the vehicle, Chandler tried to resist arrest, but officers placed him in custody by force.