NORTH JACKSON, Ohio (WYTV) – Police are searching for a man who injured several people in a car chase Saturday afternoon and then ran into North Jackson woods.
Police say 30-year-old George Faulkner Jr. ran from the police after an attempted traffic stop around 1:30 p.m. He took took off with a woman in the car — 24-year-old Anlynn Allison.
The vehicle — a 2006 Dodge pickup truck — crashed into another car, sending those in it to a nearby hospital. Their condition is unknown.
Police say Faulkner then drover the car into the woods on North Duck Creek Road in North Jackson and ran from the vehicle, leaving Allison in the car.
“He drove the vehicle off the roadway — probably the length of a football field — into the woods,” said Jackson Twp. Police Chief Greg Taillon.
Police say the truck is suspected to be stolen, although it is still under investigation.
Officers from the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office, a K-9 unit and Jackson and Milton police all assisted in the search, but were unable to locate him.
Allison was arrested and taken to the Mahoning County Justice Center for questioning.
Faulkner is 5 feet 9 inches and 170 pounds. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 911.
Several other agencies have warrants out for his arrest.This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.