S'port chase suspect turns himself in

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -An arrest has been made in connection to a pursuit involving Shreveport Police last Saturday night.

35-year-old Richard Abel, Jr. of Shreveport turned himself in to authorities late Thursday night.

According to police, an officer attempted to stop a vehicle on Interstate 20 after the seeing the vehicle driving reckless and speeding.

The vehicle refused to stop and a chase ensued leading to the 3600 block of Southern Avenue in Shreveport.

Abel faces one count of flight in a vehicle and two counts of aggravated assault.

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