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Suspects chased by police, ditch stolen car in Old Town

No arrests were made after several people ditched out of a stolen car in Old Town on Saturday night (August 13).

Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of S. Henry Street and Wilkes Street at around 7:30 p.m. The vehicle sped away, but was then stopped due to traffic.

“The occupants bailed from the vehicle,” Alexandria Police spokesman Captain Courtney Ballantine told ALXnow. “The search was negative once additional resources arrived. The car was later reported stolen.”

A Fairfax County Police helicopter assisted in searching for the suspects. APD incorrectly tweeted that the incident occurred on N. Henry Street.

The car was stolen from the West End of the City. No one was injured in the incident and no property was damaged.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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