Ferguson man arrested following police pursuit

chase-arrestFERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – A Ferguson man is facing several charges Saturday after leading police on a chase.

The police pursuit started when a Normandy police officer spotted a yellow Camaro at a gas station that was wanted for leaving the scene of an accident along I-70 at Lucas and Hunt.

When the officer reached into the car to arrest the driver, the 23-year-old man sped off, almost dragging the officer.

After a short chase the suspect stopped at his home in Ferguson, where he was arrested.

The officer was not injured.