Two arrested after east side chase

Police chase search

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police arrested two men who tried to run after leading officers on a car chase early Thursday.

Around 12:30 a.m. police say a driver refused to stop when they tried to pull the car over near Interstate 70 and Keystone Avenue. The police chase got as far as East Vermont Street and North Oriental.

That’s where police say the two bailed and ran from the scene. Police first caught the passenger and then caught the driver after he tried to get away in another car.

Back at the car the pair fled from, police say they found a gun and a garbage bag full of marijuana. A spokesperson with IMPD later confirmed to 24-Hour News 8 that the handgun belonged to the department.

Police say the case remains under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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