Teen driving stolen car charged with biting police officer, report says
A police chase involving a stolen car ended with a teen biting a police officer in Bound Brook Tuesday, NJ Advance Media has reported.
According to the report, Police Officer Kyle Morrison was on patrol at 11:30 p.m. on Route 28 when he noticed a vehicle driving erratically. As he pursued the vehicle, the driver - a 14-year-old Somerville resident - allegedly sped up, crossed three lanes of traffic onto the entrance ramp for the southbound side of Interstate 287. As the driver attempted to exit the interstate, he lost control of the car and crashed, NJ Advance Media reported.
The story states that a foot pursuit then took place and as Morrison attempted to take the teen the into custody, he bit the officer's hand. He was was charged with eluding police as well as aggravated assault on a police officer. Police also learned that the car was stolen from Raritan. NJ Advance Media reports that additional charges may be filed against the suspect.
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