By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have identified the person who was arrested Saturday evening after crashing an allegedly stolen vehicle, jumping from the vehicle, fleeing, and then jumping into the Inner Harbor as 41-year-old Andre Kirby. 

Around 7:30 p.m., officers tried to pull over a suspected stolen vehicle. The driver refused to stop, accelerated and hit several vehicles.

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Police followed the driver at a safe distance until the suspect crashed the vehicle at East Patapsco Avenue and St. Victor Street.

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The suspect got out and ran. The officers chased on foot until the suspect got into a patrol vehicle.

The suspect drove off and bailed out of the patrol vehicle at Fort Avenu before jumping into the harbor water, police said.

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Kirby arrested soon after.

CBS Baltimore Staff