Six Fled After Stolen Vehicle Stopped in University Park

University Park and Dallas police continue to search after a group fled as the pursuit of a suspected stolen vehicle ended in University Park Wednesday night.

University Park officials say Dallas police followed the vehicle into University Park, where it came to a stop in the 3500 block of Centenary around 10:30 p.m.

Officials say as many as six people tried to flee the vehicle on foot, four of which were taken into custody. Officers found a fifth shortly after the others were apprehended.

Authorities say they continued to patrol the area through the night. A Dallas Police Department helicopter helped with the search.

No additional suspect information is available as of Wednesday night. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at

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