Washing out! The carjacker’s immediate attempt to escape ends with a wet end when he enters the floods with the police in sharp pursuit.
- Two arrests after police tracked “carjacker” suspects via Issaquah in Washington
- Police drove one of the men into a corner, but the other stole a car and fled
- Before crashing into the floods and surrendering, he was pursued by air and road
This is the moment when the attempt to escape the carjacker ended in a wet end after he tried to pass through a flooded area with police officers in sharp pursuit.
Police helicopter footage captured the dramatic finale of the car chase near Issaquah in King County, Washington on January 12.
The recording begins after two suspects dumped a stolen vehicle in the middle of a road in South Bellvue.
They run into the parking lot and are filmed trying to break into other parked vehicles while the helicopter pilot reports their movements to officers on the ground.
A man in a blue jacket stole a red SUV when police tried to arrest him in southern Bellvue, Washington, on January 12.
The suspect in blue was eventually caught when he drove into deep water about 21 miles away in the Snoqualmie River and surrendered to police.
He was detained by police on a waterfront road and arrested
The vehicle that was stolen was a brown KIA Sportage SUV that could cost up to $ 33,000
One of the suspects in a blue jacket assaultes a woman from a KIA Sportage car and drives the driver into the street, even though he is detained by two police cars.
The officer tries to settle him, but the suspect gets on the SUV and backs up, crashes into the patrol car and leaves.
Although the suspect in the blue jacket escaped, his accomplice in black was arrested.
Police then tracked the second suspect in a stolen SUV across Issaquah and toward the Snoqualmie River.
Two suspects, one in a blue jacket and the other in black, were already being chased by police over a previous stolen vehicle.
While the black suspect was arrested at the scene, the other managed to hijack the car
Although he was driven away by a police car and another unmarked black police car, he hit a patrol car with a suitcase and drove off.
King County Sheriff’s Air Support said the suspect later tried unsuccessfully to steal a car from someone’s garage before continuing to flee from an SUV police officer.
The footage then shows police officers chasing a suspect across the countryside to a dead end by the river.
The helicopter pilot says the suspect is about to ‘crash into a pile of water’.
The pilot told police on the ground that the man “just went into some really deep water, covering half the car, I don’t think he could go too far.”
The driver is then seen leaving the stolen car and wading through the water with his hands up.
When the video ends, he is detained by police.
The suspect was followed by a police helicopter and the police chased him by car. Pictured: Police wade through the Snoqualmie River near Issaquah, Washington, toward the car
When the suspect realized that his happiness had finally passed, he got out of the car and raised his hands to give up
King County Sheriff’s Air Support explained how the chase began. They said: “Police were watching a stolen vehicle equipped with LoJack [a GPS recovery app].
“The suspects dropped the vehicle in Issaquah in the middle of the road and one of them got into another vehicle with the police directly behind them.
“The suspect later tried unsuccessfully to steal another car in someone’s garage and continued to try to escape from the pursuing police officers.
“The suspect eventually drove the vehicle into the water on a flooded road and was taken into custody.”