Suspect flees scene after Vancouver burglary


The suspects abandoned vehicle was later found

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — While police were investigating a possible commercial burglary, a man fled the scene in a car that leds to a pursuit.

Vancouver PD was checking out a burglary alarm around 12 a.m. on Sunday at 6714 NE 18th Street. There was evidence of burglary surrounding the scene and police saw a man inside the building.

The suspect escaped in a car while officers were setting up to contain the area.

An officer fired a shot towards the suspect but a car chase ensued as he sped off in the getaway car. Authorities advised all surrounding residents to stay inside and stay safe.

A short while later, officers found the suspect’s car abandoned near East 5th Street and South Blandford Drive. The alleged burglar remains on the loose.

Vancouver PD will continue to investigate the burglary but will not release any more details at this time.

KOIN 6 News will update this story as soon as possible.

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