Red pickup in Monday police chase was stolen from fire station
ZACHARY - State Police said a pickup truck used in a police chase through Baton Rouge Monday was originally reported stolen from a fire station in Zachary.
The red pickup was ditched at the end of the chase near LSU, at Farr Park. The driver who took State Police on the pursuit left it when it ran into soggy grass near a playground area of the park.
The truck was taken to the State Police Crime Lab where experts will look for any possible identification of the unknown driver.
The chase started near the corner of Bluebonnet and Burbank shortly after 4:00 Monday afternoon. The driver traveled through a parking lot to Burbank where they took other side streets and eventually ended up on River Road and Farr Park.
State Police last searched for the driver in the Riverbend neighborhood Monday evening. The suspect has not been identified or located.
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