WFPD: man arrested after police chase on multiple charges

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RYAN DOWNEY

Ryan Downey, 22, is charged with burglary of a habitation, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and evading following a police chase.

On Monday morning, April 8th at approximately 8:45 officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 4800 block of Johnson Road in reference to a possible burglary.  

Officers say the victim told them Downey forced his way into her apartment, assaulted her, stole a necklace, took her car keys and drove off with her 2013 black Chevrolet Impala.

Other officers found a 2013 black Chevrolet Impala driving in the area of McNiel and Call Field and tried to pull the driver over.

But police said the driver, who was later identified as Downey, refused to pull over and began to speed away. 

The car chase ended when officers said Downey struck a curb in the 4300 block of Seymour Road, he then tried to run away but was caught and arrested by officers in the 4300 block of Seymour Highway.

Downey was transported to the Wichita County jail without further incident where he was charged with burglary of a habitation, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and evading.

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