Kentucky police chase crosses state line, ends in IN field


The chase lasted about 40 minutes, including almost 30 minutes in Indiana.

The dramatic video, filmed from a news helicopter, showed at least 14 vehicles chasing a red pickup truck off-road across a field.

Robert Ellis was arrested and charged with resisting arrest.


But police approach, guns raised before they drop their weapons but surround the suspect.

It appears that the suspect raises his hand to surrender, clearly cornered and outnumbered.

Officers from the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department began pursuing Robert G. Ellis, a man who was wanted in connection with a string of recent thefts. According to first responders, he complained of pain while being transported to the hospital.

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In addition to robbery and other possible charges in Louisville, Ellis will face a charge of fleeing/resisting law enforcement in Indiana.

Police have not commented on whether any injuries were sustained by the suspect.

Purse theft suspect Robert Ellis led officers on a chase from Kentucky to IN before being stopped IN a cornfield.

Few details were available, but LMPD officers are chasing a suspect in a maroon pickup truck, newsgathering partners WAVE 3 News reported.

But numerous officers that surrounded Ellis were driving patrol cars that appear to belong to the Louisville Metro Police Department. Ellis eventually drove over several police spike strips, causing him to swerve into a nearby field with as many as 22 police cars following.