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Suspect jumped in Mill Creek after police pursuit, hasn't resurfaced

Posted at 7:02 PM, Jun 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-23 23:38:49-04

SPRINGFIELD TWP. — A suspect jumped into Mill Creek to avoid police after a pursuit in Springfield Twp, according to Cincinnati police.

Springfield Twp officers pursued a group riding ATVs until Millcreek Road, when one suspect attempted to escape by jumping into the river. Police have referred to the incident as a "possible drowning."

Cincinnati Fire Department and D3 officers assisted with search efforts, and Springfield Twp officers are handling the investigation.

This is a developing story, WCPO will update as more information becomes available.