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2 separate pursuits result in 6 arrests overnight in Dallas County

In both cases, authorities believe the vehicles were stolen.
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DALLAS — Six people were taken into custody Sunday night after two different pursuits ended in Dallas. 

The first pursuit began just before 11 p.m. near Interstate 20 and West Wheatland Road, deputies said. That is in the southern portion of Red Bird.

Deputies with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department told WFAA the vehicle involved in the chase was stolen. 

The chase then made its way through Dallas to the 1000 block of Cesar Chavez, which is near the Dallas Farmers Market downtown. 

At that point, the vehicle crashed into a fence and the chase came to an end, deputies said. 

An investigation into that chase is ongoing, according to deputies, and the suspects have not been identified. 

The second chase started after 2:20 a.m. when Cedar Hill officers responded to a vehicle burglary in progress in the 2400 block of Scenic Court.

The caller told 911 that the suspects had fired at them, according to Cedar Hill police.

The suspects failed to stop for responding officers and led police on a chase until they crashed near I-20 and Mountain Creek Parkway.

Credit: Cedar Hill PD
Cedar Hill police took Deshawn Bennette, 17, Alvin Cook, 22, and Lonell Seay, 22 into custody following a pursuit on Dec. 30, 2019.

Police said the three suspects tried to run before they were taken into custody. Those suspects have been identified as 22-year-old Alvin Cook, 22-year-old Lonnell Seay, and 17-year-old Dashawn Bennette.

Grand Prairie police, Dallas police, and DPS assisted in the pursuit, Cedar Hill police said.

The suspects were arrested on charges of aggravated robbery, evading arrest, and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

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