Driver taken into custody after leading police in pursuit in stolen car

WOONSOCKET, R.I (WLNE) – A driver was taken into custody after leading police on a brief pursuit in a stolen car Monday morning.

According to Woonsocket Police, the incident happened at 1:50 AM, where an officer noticed a vehicle driving faster than the posted speed limit.

After the driver was pulled over, the officer ran the registration to find the vehicle was stolen out of Smithfield.

The driver drove off and lead the officer in a brief pursuit

The driver ended up crashing into a pedestrian crossing light at  Park and Carrington Ave according to the department.

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