Body camera shows arrests during Westerville foot chase

AJ
AJ June 6, 2022
Updated 2022/06/06 at 1:40 PM
A still frame from body camera video of the May 22 arrests of four people during a foot chase in Westerville.

WESTERVILLE – Body camera video shows the moments four people were arrested during a foot chase that started in the Westerville Walmart parking lot.

It happened on May 22 after someone called police to report a reckless driver on Schrock Road. According to a police report, the caller said the driver ran a red light at Schrock and Park Meadow. The caller followed the car to Walmart while on the phone with police.

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Police chased the occupants of the car after they ran off. Two were arrested outside a nearby condo complex, and two more were arrested a few blocks away.

In all, four suspects were arrested, three juveniles and an adult.

A Walmart employee told police that the quartet of suspects stole some clothes and a box of donuts from the store.

The adult was charged with receiving stolen property and obstructing official business. Receiving stolen property charges were filed in Franklin County Juvenile Court for the three juveniles.

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