Subject flees after high-speed chase with multiple agencies

Several law enforcement agencies were involved in a high-speed chase that ended with the subject fleeing in the town of Portland on Thursday.

County Sheriff Joe Gerace confirmed to the OBSERVER that a high-speed chase ensued after Dunkirk City Police tried to stop a male subject Thursday afternoon. The chase continued out of the city to Route 20 in Portland where the male subject fled. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the chase and search.

Police searched for the individual but did not locate him.

Dunkirk City Police didn’t release any details regarding the incident Thursday.