FORSYTH COUNTY - Local law enforcement and officers with Georgia State Patrol were involved in a car chase around 10 p.m. Saturday that started on Ga. 400 near exit 16 southbound and ended near Sandy Springs, according to Cpl. Doug Rainwater with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.
Rainwater said Georgia State Patrol officials “pitted the car” in pursuit near Sandy Springs, and a K9 with Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office bit the suspect while he was running away before being apprehended by the local law enforcement.
Pitting is a maneuver in which a pursuing car can force a fleeing car to abruptly turn sideways and lose control.
Rainwater said the chase passed through three jurisdictions.Check forsythnews.com for updates