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Suspect caught after leading police on high-speed chase through St. Louis area

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Robert Liszewski, 42, was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase around the St. Louis area. By KMOV Web Producer Robert Liszewski, 42, was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase around the St. Louis area. By KMOV Web Producer
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GLASGOW VILLAGE, Missouri (KMOV.com) -- Police have captured a suspect who led officers on a high-speed chase through parts of the St. Louis area on Thursday.

Police say officers were attempting to arrest Robert Liszewski, 42, on multiple warrants when he fled from the Extended Stay in the 5500 block of Veterans Memorial Parkway in St. Peters, Mo.

The suspect fled into Illinois after reportedly trying to run down a police officer with his vehicle. An officer fired shots at the man’s SUV, breaking out windows in the vehicle, but the suspect managed to escape.

Liszewski led officers down I-70 and into Illinois, before crossing back over the Chain of Rocks Bridge into Missouri. Officers pursued the suspect for more than 30 miles through rush hour traffic, with speeds approaching 100 miles per hour.

The suspect later ditched the SUV and fled on foot into a subdivision in Glasgow Village.

The suspect was caught around 7 p.m. near where the vehicle was abandoned, according to police.

Liszewski was transported to a local hospital after suffering dog bites to the arm and backside from the police K-9 unit.

Police said Liszewski has active warrants on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a chemical with intent to create a controlled substance and manufacturing a controlled substance.

He is also currently wanted on a Parole Violation.

He is currently awaiting transportation to the St. Charles County Correctional Facility.

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