Posted on Sunday April 12, 2020
Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
Public Information Officer
April 12, 2020
On Sunday, April 12, 2020, at approximately 2:03 p.m., Matthews Police Department received information that a suspect vehicle fleeing Monroe Police officers and Union County Deputies was about to enter into Matthews traveling on Hwy. 74 westbound. The pursuit ended at the intersection of Windsor Square Dr. and Independence Point Parkway with a brief foot pursuit by one of the two suspects in the vehicle. Matthews officers were not involved in the vehicle pursuit but did assist in the apprehension of the suspect while on foot.
During this incident, there was a minor one vehicle crash involving a Union County Sheriff's Office vehicle into a road sign. There were no injuries reported from the pursuit or vehicle crash.
A male and female suspect were taken into custody on scene and have been transported to the Union County Jail.
For any further information regarding the charges and arrests of these suspects, please contact the Monroe Police Department at 704-282-4700.