CASTLE SHANNON (KDKA) — A chase suspect had to be rescued this morning when he became trapped in a creek in Castle Shannon.
It all started around 11 a.m. on Saw Mill Run Boulevard near Edgebrook Avenue.READ MORE: All Baby Shower Shooting Victims Expected To Survive, Father-To-Be Named As Suspect
Authorities say a Pittsburgh motorcycle officer pulled the suspect over for a routine traffic stop.
But then the suspect got out of his SUV and ran down to the nearby creek where he got stuck.READ MORE: Paperless Ticketing Leads To Long Lines Outside Heinz Field Ahead Of Steelers Game
An employee of a nearby auto business provided a ladder so the man could climb out of the creek.
The suspect is now facing charges including drug possession.
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