Drug suspect in custody after police chase, crash in North Philadelphia

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Federal Drug Enforcement agents have a suspect in custody, who they say led police on a chase from the city's Hunting Park section to North Philadelphia. (WPVI)

Federal Drug Enforcement agents have a suspect in custody, who they say led police on a chase from the city's Hunting Park section to North Philadelphia.

It all began around 12:30 p.m. Thursday at G Street and Hunting Park Avenue.

DEA agents spotted a suspect wanted on federal drug charges. The suspect fled in an SUV and agents, and Philadelphia Police Highway Patrol followed.



The chase went into North Philadelphia, where it ended in a crash at 17th and Glenwood.

One person was taken to Temple University Hospital for minor injuries.

The suspect was taken into custody.

The DEA is investigating the incident.

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