2 flee after crash with police car in Austin: police

Officers pursued the Pontiac to the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue, where it crashed into a squad car, police said.

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Two people ran after a Pontiac sedan crashed into a Chicago police squad car Feb. 7, 2020, in the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue.

Two people ran after a Pontiac sedan crashed into a Chicago police squad car Feb. 7, 2020, in the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue.

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Authorities are looking for two people who ran from a car after it crashed into a police car Friday in Austin on the West Side.

A 2007 Pontiac sedan ran a stop sign and nearly hit a marked squad car at 2:06 a.m. in the 800 block of North Parkside Avenue, according to Chicago police.

Officers pursued the car to the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue, where it crashed into a squad car, police said. A male and female got out of the Pontiac and ran away on foot.

No injuries were reported, police said. No one is in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

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