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Man arrested after road rage incident and car chase in Muskegon County

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Posted at 3:00 PM, Aug 26, 2020

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — A man was arrested this morning after allegedly being on the run for several hours following a road rage incident.

At around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in Muskegon Township, the man, 35, from Muskegon County allegedly brandished a weapon during the road rage incident, according to Tim Thielbar, chief of Muskegon Township Police, today.

His vehicle was located after the incident. However, he'd didn't stop for police, and a pursuit ensued.

Police ended the pursuit when the vehicle went into Egelston Township.

The vehicle was also pursued by deputies from the Muskegon County Sheriff's Office until the driver crashed near a wooded area and fled.

On Wednesday morning, a resident around Hall Road called authorities after hearing noises coming from an outbuilding on their property, according to Thielbar.

The man was surrounded by police, arrested without incident and taken to jail.