Police pursue stolen truck in hour-long chase

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BURIEN, Wash. - Police pursued a driver in a stolen truck in an hour-long chase early Saturday morning that ended in Burien.

 

According to police, the chase started in Des Moines when an officer spotted a stolen truck.

 

Police told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reporter Frank Field that the officer was driving past the truck, which didn’t have license plates, and attempted to pull the driver over.

 

When the driver didn’t stop, he continued and a pursuit began.

 

The driver led Washington State Patrol, King County deputies and three local agencies through West Seattle and then south towards Burien.

 

Washington State Department of Transportation cameras captured the chase when it was on northbound Interstate 5.

 

The chase ended near Three Tree Point in Burien when the truck was stopped after running over spikes police set out, but it took five agencies to stop the vehicle.

 

Police said the truck was likely used for crimes and was going to be dumped when the Des Moines officer noticed it.

 

The driver was taken into custody and was brought to the King County Jail.