COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WTVR) – Officers were trying to get information from the driver of a Toyota pickup truck when police said the suspect sped away in Colonial Heights Friday afternoon.
According to CBS 6 in Richmond, the scene unfolded in the Southpark Mall parking lot as officers were questioning the suspect.
Video shows the pickup speeding away - with the driver’s side door open – before briefly going airborne while jumping a curb in the parking lot.
Minutes later CBS 6 cameras captured the pursuit as it ended along Route 10 in Chester.
Police said Joseph Tyrell Menzies of Hopewell is facing multiple felony charges, including assault on a police officer, and hit and run.
Officers said Menzies is also wanted in Prince George County on charges of felony malicious wounding and assault.