(KMOV.com) – Police in Cahokia are looking for a suspect who led them on a chase on I-255 Saturday night.
Police say the incident began as a traffic stop regarding some retail thefts and suspicion of driving under the influence.
Police say the suspect attempted to hit a police cruiser as he fled and drove north on I-255. The suspect then tried to take the State Street exit, but did not make the turn and crashed.
Officials say the suspect fled on foot following the crash. Police say they utilized a helicopter as well as K-9 units in their search.
Police say they believe they know who the suspect is, but are not releasing a description at this time.
The investigation is ongoing