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Augusta Chase Ends with Suspect’s Vehicle Inside Bojangles Restaurant


(Photo credit: Catina Quinn/Facebook)

A police chase in Augusta ended Wednesday night with the suspect crashing his SUV into a Bojangles restaurant.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office became involved in a vehicle pursuit about 9 p.m. Wednesday after a subject driving a black SUV almost hit a deputy’s patrol car while driving on Tobacco Road.

“The subject refused to pull over, leading deputies on a chase where the subject lost control of his vehicle at Tobacco Rd and Mike Padgett Highway,” a press release said.

(Photo credit: Catina Quinn/Facebook)

“The subject drove the black SUV inside the Bojangles restaurant knocking a hole in the wall where the vehicle came to rest.  The subject then fled on foot where he was apprehended a block away.  There were no injuries reported at this time.”

The name of the suspect has not been released. Stay tuned….


Sgt. Caleb Lee



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Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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