29ºF

Video shows moments before Detroit Amber Alert suspect crashed in pursuit

Detroit Amber Alert issued Tuesday morning

photo

DETROIT – Local 4 ground video caught the exciting police chase Tuesday morning in Detroit and surveillance video shows the moments before the pursuit ended in a crash.

A 2-year-old girl was taken at knifepoint from her aunt’s home on Detroit’s west side prompting an Amber Alert. Sondra Renee was found safe in the vehicle after the crash..

Police said 42-year-old Grady Lamar Barrett went to the home with a weapon and took Sondra with him. He is not the biological parent and is the boyfriend of Sondra’s mother. A machete was seen sitting on the dashboard of the suspect's vehicle after the chase ended.

Local 4's ground video shows the exciting chase at the corner of Puritan Avenue and Greenfield Road:

New surveillance video shows the moments before the suspect crashed:

READ: Suspect involved in Amber Alert police chase is probation absconder

The chase ended in a crash on Meyers Road just south of 7 Mile Road.

Two people were taken into custody. No troopers or officers were injured in the pursuit. The suspect was taken to the hospital under arrest.

Watch Local 4's ground video and aerial footage below:

Stay with Local 4 and ClickonDetroit.com for updates.

Sign up for ClickOnDetroit Email Newsletters (click here) for more stories like this.


About the Authors: