Police chasing armed suspect on foot in Otsego County

By WKTV News

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y. (WKTV) - New York State Police are in pursuit of a suspect believed to be armed- a car chase went through Oneida County and the suspect is now on foot in Otsego County.

The suspect is dressed in full camo and wearing a bulletproof vest. The suspect is on foot near Skinner Road and Cole Hill Road in Richfield Springs. He was seen hiding behind trees and near a cornfield. People who live in the area are asked to stay indoors.

The suspect led police on a car chase prior fleeing on foot. Officials laid down spiked strips to try and bring the suspect to a hault, but he drove around them. While the chase was going through Oneida County the vehicle the suspect was driving lost a tire and it started to spark. The suspect dumped the vehicle shortly after crossing the border into Otsego County.

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