Del. shoplifting suspects flee police in U-Haul van

NEWARK, Del. - August 25, 2013

It happened around 7:40 p.m. Sunday night.

Police were notified of the shoplifting incident at a Home Depot on the 2000 block of Peoples Plaza.

Officers chased the suspects' van onto I-95 northbound. The van then struck a police cruiser near the Route 273 exit.

Authorities say one of the suspects got out, ran across the lanes of I-95 south and fled into a wooded area.

The four remaining suspects suffered minor injuries and were taken into custody.

A trooper also suffered minor injuries.

Police continue to search for the suspect who fled.

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