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Police Chase Comes To Terrifying End At 79th And Park

A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle fleeing the NYPD on March 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle fleeing the NYPD on March 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A terrifying police chase came to an end at 79th Street and Park Avenue on Sunday.

The high speed chase ended badly for the suspect and for a pedestrian, CBS 2 reported.

Police said that they attempted to make a traffic stop when the suspect fled and hit a pedestrian near Columbus Circle while driving away.

The 26-year-old male pedestrian suffered minor injuries. The suspect was apprehended at 79th and Park and arrested.

William Hankerson, 39, faces numerous charges including assault on a police officer, vehicular assault and reckless endangerment.

Police did not know where the initial stop was made.

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