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PD: Pursuit Suspect Hides in Boxes Behind Building

The driver, identified as Luis Santos, 21, of Springfield, fled the area and drove into Palmer

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    Police in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, say a pursuit suspect was found hiding in boxes behind a building after crashing his car early Friday morning.

    Police conducted a vehicle stop on Boston road by Frankie B's Billiards around 1:30 a.m.

    The driver, identified as Luis Santos, 21, of Springfield, fled the area and drove into Palmer.

    Santos crashed in an area on Wilbraham Street and fled into a wooded area.

    He was found 15 minutes later hiding in the boxes.

    He was arrested and charged with Resisting Arrest, Failing to Stop, Negligent Operation, Speeding, Marked lanes violation, no inspection sticker and a lights violation.

    An officer sustained injuries during the foot chase after falling into a 10-foot dry hidden in the brush.


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