High-speed vehicle pursuit involves Cathedral City police

A high-speed vehicle pursuit on Saturday, Feb. 25 ended with the male suspect fleeing after colliding with a stopped vehicle, according to Cathedral City Police Sgt. Daniel Aanes.

The incident began about 5:30 a.m. Saturday at Plumley Road and Gerald Ford. Cathedral City Police officers attempted to make an enforcement stop. The driver of the vehicle failed to yield and fled at high rate of speed eastbound.

Cathedral City Officers pursued the vehicle to Washington and Country Club. Due to the suspect’s speeds, the officers lost sight of the suspect and the pursuit was terminated.

Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies in the area spotted the vehicle as it continued eastbound on Country Club. RSO attempted to catch up to the suspect when he collided with a stopped vehicle at Country Club and Jefferson.

The suspect fled the collision scene on foot. Members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Indio Police Department, and Cathedral City Police Department setup a perimeter and searched for the suspect, but they were unable to locate him.

The collision with the stopped vehicle caused moderate damage and the driver was uninjured. Cathedral City Police is requesting any information the public can provide regarding this case.

If you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact the Cathedral City Police Department at (760) 770-0300; or via the Cathedral City Police Department website at: cathedralcitypolice.com; or email tips@cathedralcity.gov.

You may also report information anonymously through Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers, by calling (760) 341-STOP; or through the WeTip hotline at: 1-(800)-78-CRIME or WWW.WETIP.com. Some tip information may qualify for a cash reward

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