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UPDATE: Police identify suspect captured after high-speed chase

Vincente Carlos Cornelio
Vincente Carlos Cornelio was booked on two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of criminal damage and auto theft, Tucson police said.(Tucson Police Department)
Published: Dec. 14, 2021 at 2:07 PM MST|Updated: Dec. 15, 2021 at 2:25 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - An armed suspect is in custody after running from police and crashing into several vehicles in Tucson on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

The Tucson Police Department said Vincente Carlos Cornelio, 28, was booked on two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of criminal damage and auto theft. Additional charges may be added later, police said.

The incident started around 1 p.m. with an attempted traffic stop at Sierra Madre Condominiums, located at 455 W. Kelso Street. The complex is near Oracle Road and Glenn Street.

The TPD said Cornelio allegedly intentionally hit an officer’s vehicle several times before ramming through a fence and hitting two other cars on Grant before finally ditching his vehicle.

An armed suspect ran from police and crashed into several vehicles in Tucson Tuesday, Dec. 14.
An armed suspect ran from police and crashed into several vehicles in Tucson Tuesday, Dec. 14.(Tucson Police Department)

TPD K-9 officers found Cornelio in a yard near Grant and Mountain Avenue. He was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

A woman was transported to the hospital for precautionary reasons as a result of the collision, according to the TPD.

No officers fired their weapons or were injured in the incident. The TPD said a weapon was found in the suspect vehicle.

An armed suspect is in custody after running from police and crashing into several vehicles in...
An armed suspect is in custody after running from police and crashing into several vehicles in Tucson on Tuesday, Dec. 13.(Tucson Police Department)

Grant Road was closed for several hours but was open again by 5 p.m.

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