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Three patrol cars damaged after Durham chase

Posted September 21

— No injuries were reported after a Thursday afternoon chase downed a light pole and damaged three Durham County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles.

Authorities said deputies were attempting to serve an arrest warrant when a suspect failed to stop and fled in their vehicle.

Deputies chased the subject and the pursuit ended in a crash near Stadium Drive between North Duke Street and North Roxboro Street.

Three patrol cars were damaged as a result of the wreck and a damaged light pole resulted in a downed power line.

Curtis Marcus Hargrove, 37, of Durham was in custody. Authorities said he was initially wanted on drug charges.

Hargrove had to be extracted from his vehicle and is receiving medical attention, but he is expected to be okay.

Three patrol cars damaged after Durham chase

North Carolina Highway Patrol is leading the investigation.

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