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Power Restored After Chase Suspect's Crash

Updated: Tuesday, February 26 2013, 09:16 AM EST
SOUTH COLUMBUS -- AEP Ohio confirms power was restored to nearly 500 customers in South Columbus around 7:15 a.m.

Police say the power had been off since a robbery and stabbing suspect slammed into a utility pole at E. Williams and Groveport Roads late Monday night while being pursued by officers.

Investigators have not released the suspect's name.
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SOUTH COLUMBUS -- Hundreds of AEP customers lost power overnight after a police chase ended with the suspect slamming into a utility pole.

The crash happened around 11 p.m. Monday at the intersection of E. Williams and Groveport Roads.

Investigators told ABC 6/FOX 28 News that the chase started after they got a call about a robbery and stabbing on E. Hinman Ave. in Hungarian Village.

The caller described the getaway car to dispatchers and a passing CPD chopper spotted it trying to drive away.

The chopper then confirmed the description to police on the ground, who started to close in on the suspect.

Police said the chase wasn't "high speed" and the driver suffered only minor injuries.

The stabbing victim was taken to Grant Medical Center where she was last listed in stable condition.

Officers were waiting to interview the suspect early Tuesday morning.

AEP crews were still working to restore power to 470 customers at 5:30 a.m.

Stay with ABC 6/FOX 28 News for the latest on this developing story.
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REPORTER: Mike McCarthy
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