NY Man Arrested For Fleeing Police

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man has been arrested and charged with fleeing from police and crashing into a police cruiser.

Suffolk County police said Robert Wilcox of Copiague was driving on Route 109 in West Babylon early Monday morning when police tried to pull him over for a traffic violation.

Police said Wilcox fled and crashed into a police vehicle. They say he continued driving before abandoning his car and fleeing on foot.

Police arrested him a short time later and charged him with criminal mischief, unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and reckless driving.

He was scheduled to be arraigned later Monday.

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