CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Police said a man who stole a car led them on a chase through north Charlotte Wednesday night.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the suspect stole a car in the 2600 block of Beatties Ford Road and when police spotted the stolen car they tried to initiate a traffic stop.

The suspect refused to pull over and a brief pursuit ensued until the suspect came to a stop near exit 27 off of I-85.

The suspect,Davonte Smith, was taken into custody after the pursuit.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

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