Springfield Police: Suspect ran into woods after car chase

The car involved in the police chase was towed away

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police are searching for a suspect, Wednesday night, after a car chase near Forest Park.

Springfield Police Captain Robert Strempek told 22News police identified and attempted the pull over a stolen car near the “X”, when the driver sped off, and then crashed down Sumner Avenue near the Allen Street split.

The driver got out of the car and ran into the woods nearby, around 7:30 p.m. Police were still searching for the suspect late Wednesday night. The car involved in the police chase was towed away.