Accused Robber Arrested After Car Chase in West Haven

By Ari Mason
|  Sunday, Jan 19, 2014  |  Updated 10:33 AM EDT
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Accused Robber Arrested After Car Chase in West Haven

West Haven Police Department

Wilbert Johnson, 18, is facing robbery charges after reportedly leading police on a car chase in a stolen car.

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An 18-year-old West Haven man is facing charges after reportedly leading officers on a chase while driving a stolen car.

Officers began pursuing the stolen Honda on Saturday night. Driver Wilbert Johnson who had been wanted on robbery charges, and a passenger pulled over in the area of Coleman Road and fled on foot, authorities said.

Police followed Johnson and took him into custody. He was arrested on an outstanding robbery warrant and turned over to state police.

The passenger was not charged.

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