Photo courtesy of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office

(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