3 Police Vehicles Damaged, 2 People in Custody After Investigation in Waterbury

Three Waterbury police cruisers were damaged while investigating a suspicious vehicle in Waterbury Wednesday morning and police said they have taken two people into custody.

There have been several narcotics complaints in the area of Fulton Park and park department employees contacted police around 8 a.m. about a suspicious vehicle, police said.

As officers approached the car, the driver started to flee and damaged one police vehicle in the process, police said.

Additional officers saw the vehicle in traffic on Chase Avenue and boxed the vehicle in, but the driver again tried to flee and damaged two additional police vehicles, police said.

Police are working on identifying the driver. They said the passenger was taken in custody for out-of-town warrants.

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