Springfield Twp. police search for stolen car suspects

SPRINGFIELD TWP., Ohio – Police continue to try to locate a driver and passenger involved in the theft of a vehicle and subsequent pursuit.

Springfield Township police attempted to stop a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox on Hamilton Avenue near Goodman at 1:34 a.m. The driver of that vehicle rammed a police cruiser and fled the scene.

The officer of the rammed vehicle was not injured.

A second Springfield Township police cruiser was called to assist. In the process of responding, the second cruiser went off the roadway and struck a utility pole. The officer driving that vehicle received non-life threatening injury.

Police eventually recovered the abandoned, stolen Equinox.

One suspect was described as a light-skinned, black male in his early 20s wearing a black jacket and black cap. There was no description of the second suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Springfield Township Police Department at 513-729-1300 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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