2 In Custody After Car Chase

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A routine traffic stop turned into a high speed chase Saturday night. Erie Police attempted to stop a car for a traffic violation at East 23rd Street and East Ave at about 11pm. The car fled out of the city on the Bayfront Connector. The car turned into the Penn State Behrend Campus and stopped in a parking lot overlooking the Wintergreen Gorge. 2, possibly 3 suspects fled the car. 2 suspects were apprehended in the gorge, with one of them requiring transport to UPMC Hamot for treatment of injuries. A suspected 3rd person in the car was not found after a search by police. They summoned fire department personnel to the scene at about 1 am to assist. The 3rd suspect was not found. The 2 suspects who were apprehended are in the Erie County jail facing a number of charges.

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