Man taken into custody in Clifton following police pursuit

Updated: May. 31, 2021 at 7:38 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Police cruisers covered Frankfort Avenue Monday as a police pursuit came to an end in the Clifton neighborhood.

The man was taken into custody near the intersection of Frankfort and Clifton avenues around 7 p.m.

Police began pursuing the vehicle he was driving after four attempted business robberies that took place within an hour, including locations on Poplar Level Road, Dixie Highway and St. Andrews Church Road, according to MetroSafe.

The pursuit took officers down Interstate 65 into Shepherdsville before coming back into Louisville.

Once he was taken into custody he was transported to University of Louisville Hospital to be treated for minor injuries, LMPD spokeswoman officer Beth Ruoff said.

This story will be updated with more information as it comes into the newsroom.

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