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Portsmouth police pursuit ends in crash

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Posted at 3:44 PM, Sep 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-27 13:16:31-04

Portsmouth, Va. - A police chase resulted in a crash in Portsmouth Thursday afternoon, officials tell NewsChannel 3.

It happened around 2 p.m. Police officers spotted a wanted person in the area of High Street and Harbor.

Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Larry D. Parker, but Parker refused to pull over.

Police chased the vehicle down High Street until the vehicle crashed into a 7-Eleven sign at High Street and Elm Avenue.

Parker was transported to Maryview Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and arrested upon his release late Thursday night.

He was wanted on charges of driving with a suspended license and also charged with possession of cocaine, hit and run, eluding police, and contempt of court.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates as they are available.