Cape Girardeau Police Led Into Illinois during Chase

Cape Girardeau Police were involved in a chase Monday morning that ended in Alexander County, Illinois. The chase started after officers attempted to stop a driver shortly before 6:30 a.m. on Broadway Street near Caruthers Avenue. The vehicle traveled eastbound through the city and eventually crossed into Illinois over the Bill Emerson Bridge. Officers said the driver did exceed 80 miles-per-hour at one point during the chase. Once in Illinois, the suspect drove off of the roadway on Route 146 near Gerard Street just before the Route. 3 T, and took off running and officers were unable to catch the driver. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Cape Girardeau Police Department at 573-005-6621.

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