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Suspects still on the loose after NJ State Police chase

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ (Morris County) – Suspects are still on the loose after New Jersey state police tried to pull over a vehicle Thursday morning on Interstate 80 in Parsippany-Troy Hills, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Alejandro Goez said.

On Dec. 10, at 1:15 a.m., troopers were dispatched to an attempt to locate of a silver Ford F250 that fled from Hackettstown police during a motor vehicle stop, Goez said.

Troopers located the vehicle traveling eastbound on I-80 in area of milepost 42 and attempted to stop it. The driver failed to stop and troopers using lights and sirens pursued the vehicle, Goez said.

The driver continued onto I-287 southbound and then onto Route 24 eastbound. The driver exited Route 24 and entered I-78 westbound until they took exit 54, Goez said.

In the area of Renner Ave in Newark, the occupants of the vehicle abandoned the vehicle and fled on the foot, Goez said.

The vehicle was also reported stolen and this remains an active investigation, Goez said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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