Car chase ensues in Pitt Co. after probation officer hit by vehicle

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office said a probation officer was hit by a vehicle Thursday afternoon, leading to a car chase that ended on E. 10th Street.

Brandon Brock, 21, of Edenton was arrested Thursday and faces charges of larceny, parole violation, obtaining property by false pretense, flee to elude arrest, reckless driving & assault with a deadly weapon (vehicle).

Deputies were on the lookout around 2:45 p.m. for a red Chevy Cruz driven by a man they said hit a probation officer with a stolen vehicle.

The vehicle was located in the parking lot of River Bend Apartments and Woodlawn Avenue and Willow Street.

Deputies attempted to stop the driver, but he fled in the vehicle, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The vehicle was later stopped on East 10th street.

The probation officer was not injured.

 

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