High-speed police chase ends in Prattville neighborhood

High-speed police chase ends in Prattville neighborhood
Prattville police say they were pursuing a shoplifter. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Prattville police say they were pursuing a shoplifter. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Prattville police took the suspect into custody. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Prattville police took the suspect into custody. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - Residents in one of Prattville's neighborhoods may have noticed the heavy police presence Thursday afternoon.

According to Police Chief Mark Thompson, the suspect, identified as a woman and wanted for an apparent shoplifting, started a high-speed chase with his officers.

The chase ended at a house on Huie Street, located off of Cobbs Ford Road, Thompson said, with the woman being taken into custody.

Thompson said police were called after a woman was caught shoplifting at a store in east Prattville. While in pursuit, police say the woman struck a vehicle on McQueen-Smith Road trying to evade police.

The woman was taken to the Autauga County Metro Jail. The chief said there are multiple charges pending.

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