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Garner police chase ends near Walmart

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - Garner police said a tip about a suicidal man led to a chase and crash Wednesday morning. 

A neighboring law enforcement agency told Garner police about a suicidal man that could be in their jurisdiction. 

Garner officers located the man in his vehicle at the Walmart off Fayetteville Road. 

As officers approached, the man drove off - leading officers on a brief chase. 

There was a crash related to the incident but not the pursuit. EMS was called for that crash. 

The man stopped his vehicle and officers were able to make contact with him and convinced him to surrender. 

A heavy police presence could be seen around 11 a.m. on Rupert Road, which runs behind the Walmart. 

CBS 17 will update this story as it develops. 


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