DeLand carjacking leads to high-speed chase on I-4, officials say


DeLAND, Fla. – A carjacking in Volusia County led to a high-speed police pursuit on Interstate 4, officials said.

The carjacking was reported before 1 p.m. Wednesday in DeLand.

Officials from the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said deputies from Volusia County contacted them around 1 p.m. and said  that a fleeing vehicle was entering their jurisdiction.

A pit maneuver was conducted at 20th Street and Hays Drive in Sanford, after which the driver fled on foot, a news release said.

The man was quickly taken into custody, according to authorities.

Deputies said two patrol vehicles sustained damage during the incident.

No other details have been released.


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