Driver of stolen car hits CMPD cruiser in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer was involved in a crash involving a stolen vehicle in north Charlotte Tuesday morning, police said.

According to CMPD, officers located a stolen vehicle on Sylvania Avenue near North Graham Street and North Tryon Street around 6:45 a.m. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver refused to pull over before colliding into a CMPD cruiser near Woodward Avenue.

Police said the driver of the stolen vehicle jumped and ran from the vehicle in the direction of Princehall Avenue.

Investigators have not identified the driver of the stolen vehicle. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

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