UPDATED: Police Chase Theft Suspect Into River Road Neighborhood


UPDATE 2:10 p.m. Police have a suspect in custody who is reported to be suffering from a heart condition. Police will escort him to Suburban Hospital. ORIGINAL Police on Tuesday afternoon chased a theft suspect through Bethesda and are still looking for the man, who got out of his vehicle in a neighborhood near River Road. The car chase started a little before 1:15 p.m. near West Cedar Lane and Old Georgetown Road, according to scanner traffic. The suspect, a black male with a brown coat, had stolen tags and is suspected of stealing copper gutters. The chase continued to west of Old Georgetown Road, then south to Bradley Boulevard before the suspect drove toward River Road and made a left into the neighborhood at River Road and Royal Dominion Drive. The suspect then got out of his vehicle at Royal Dominion Drive and Jensen Place. Police are looking for the suspect in that area and have called for K-9 units and a Maryland State Police helicopter to assist in the search.

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