Duke Police issued a DukeALERT notice just before 3 p.m. Wednesday to notify the Duke community of fleeing suspects in the area of Duke Hospital.
According to officials, a car chase involving Durham Police ended when the suspect’s car crashed at the intersection of Erwin Road and Fulton St. near Duke Hospital. Four suspects then fled the vehicle, and two were immediately apprehended. Two other suspects fled into Duke Hospital, which went on lock-down immediately. One of the two other suspects was apprehended by police within a few minutes. The other remains at large.
The suspect is described as a black male weighing about 240 lbs. and wearing a black hoody. The suspect should be considered dangerous, and individuals should avoid the area. No injuries have been reported at this time.
Please contact Duke Police at 919-684-2444 with any information in the case.