Suspect in custody after police chase from Delaware County to Philadelphia

SHARON HILL, Pa. (WPVI) -- A suspect is in custody Friday night after a police chase on Friday night in Delaware County.

It began in Sharon Hill, Pa. and ended with a crash at the base of the Platt Bridge in Philadelphia.

Police say a man in his 20s was driving a suspected stolen car which led police on a chase.

Officers in Sharon Hill spotted the man in their jurisdiction, and they say he sped off making his way to the Platt Bridge.

The driver then bailed from a silver Audi 4 which continued to coast until stopped by a pursuing police cruiser.

The driver was apprehended in a nearby heavy brush.

A weapon was recovered, and the suspect was brought back to Sharon Hill.

He is expected to be charged and later arraigned on Saturday morning.

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