Police pursuit in Virginia has local ties to man wanted by Carroll Township Police


(WHTM) — abc27 News has learned a man wanted by Carroll Township Police was involved in a police pursuit in Virginia yesterday, which reportedly ended with the man taking his own life.

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Police are not releasing the man’s name at this time, pending notification of next of kin

According to Carroll Township Police, the man was a suspect in a domestic assault that took place at a home on the 100 Block of South Second Street in Dillsburg. Police say they were called to the scene Sunday evening for a stabbing. According to police, the victim had a minor injury to her arm and was treated at the scene.

Police say the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the victim and fled the scene in the victim’s car before police arrived.

Carroll Township police charged the suspect with robbery, simple assault, terroristic threats and carrying a firearm without a license.  According to police, they used the suspect’s cell phone to locate him and then notified police in Virginia.

According to police, the suspect was involved in a pursuit with police in Virgnia around 1:30 p.m. Monday on Interstate 81 through Roanoke County. The suspect reportedly took his own life when the chase ended.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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