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Stolen Car Chase Into Arlington Ends in SWAT Standoff, Suspect Apprehended

A car collision on Monday afternoon initiated a police pursuit in east side Fort Worth after an officer witnessed a car hitting two other vehicles while heading eastbound on I-30. Investigations revealed the car to be stolen. The pursuit extended into Arlington, where the suspect crashed near I-30 and Fielder and then fled on foot.

The chase led the suspect to seek refuge in an occupied residence located in the 1700 block of Northcrest Drive, and subsequently to a vacant home. There, he barricaded himself inside, prompting Officers to surround the premises. Fort Worth SWAT officers were deployed to the scene. After a thorough search, the suspect was discovered hiding within the second residence.

During his attempt to evade capture, the male suspect sustained minor injuries from breaking into the homes. No other injuries were reported. The suspect was apprehended without further conflict and taken into custody by authorities.

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