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.READ MORE: Growing Number Of Covid Deaths Among Vaccinated In Maryland Linked to Diabetes; Hogan Pushes Booster Shots As State Prepares To Vaccinate Children
Police followed the driver at a safe distance until the suspect crashed the vehicle at East Patapsco Avenue and St. Victor Street.READ MORE: At Least 10 People Shot, 1 Killed, Over The Weekend In Baltimore
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.MORE NEWS: 'It's Very Inappropriate': Cell Phone Video Captures Sex Act In Woodlawn High School Class
Kirby arrested soon after.