Man in custody after leading police on multi-state chase

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bensonA man accused of stealing a car is in custody after leading police on a multi-state chase across Texarkana Tuesday evening.

Jason Benson was taken into custody after wrecking into a utility pole on Highway 82.

Police spotted the stolen car and attempted to stop it multiple times Tuesday evening but it got away.

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Benson led police from both sides of Texarkana, Bowie County Sheriff’s Deputies, Miller County Deputies, and Arkansas State Police on the chase.

Police eventually used a pit maneuver to stop Benson. He was taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening and was later booked into the Miller County Jail for fleeing by vehicle and theft by receiving.

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