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Utah Man Stops Police Chase with his Truck

Police were involved in a pursuit of a car Saturday, and dramatic video shows the car speeding across the grass of Founders Park as children frantically move out of the way. This is the action that immediately prompted Bryson Rowley to get his truck and ram the offending vehicle.

The chase ended around 6:12 p.m. at 1500 S. Banbury Drive in Syracuse, and police officials said a minor had taken the vehicle without permission and officers sought the vehicle on a breach of trust.

The 14-year-old male driving the car is from Sunset and had taken the vehicle from his grandfather in Duchesne County, and the grandfather reported the car stolen, according to a press release from the Syracuse Police Department. Police put out an attempt to locate, and police responded after a tipster spotted the car in Syracuse. The tipster heard the attempt to locate while using a police scanner app on a smart phone.

Bryson Rowley was driving the truck, and he said he intentionally used his truck as a ram rod to stop the fleeing vehicle. Rowley provided the pictures and videos in this story, and though he did not wish to go on camera he said he acted to end the chase because he was afraid for the safety of his and other children at the park.

“The person driving the truck could see it was turning back into the park, and he did not want the car to hit all of the children, or any of the children, and he actually pulled his truck in the way so the car collided with the truck,” said Officer Erin Behm with the Syracuse Police Department.

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Added: Jun-1-2014 Occurred On: Jun-1-2014
By: Twolip
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Tags: utah, syracuse, man, 14, truck, police, chase, kid, park
Location: Syracuse, Utah, United States (load item map)
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