Naked woman suspected of leading cops on wild chase in stolen cruiser
A naked woman is in custody after allegedly stealing a sheriff's vehicle and leading authorities on a high-speed pursuit, before crashing along Interstate 10 in Arizona.
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The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says the bizarre series of events began when employees at a Gila Bend gas station dialed 911 to report a naked woman causing a disturbance.
NOW: Female suspect being transported from I10 scene. She is no longer naked. Eastbound I10 closed at mp 210 at this time. pic.twitter.com/xaiR7HilVB— jonathan roy (@JRFox10) January 5, 2017
When a sheriff's deputy arrived at the scene, the suspect stole his vehicle and left the scene. The deputy commandeered a citizen's vehicle and a pursuit at speeds of over 100 mph ensued.
Authorities used spike strips to try and stop the suspect but weren't successful. The naked woman eventually crashed along eastbound I-10 near Eloy. She was taken into custody and transported to a nearby hospital.
The deputy was also injured.