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Man Tries To Escape In Fire Station After Crash

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs police have arrested a man who tried to escape through a fire station following a car accident.

Officers caught up with the suspect and arrested hm. He is identified as John Krulik and he is facing charges of motor vehicle theft and criminal trespass.

Authorities say an officer was trying to stop a speeding Subaru on Thursday when the driver crashed.

Police say the man was armed with a knife when he ran from the scene to the nearby fire station, where he ran through the door, down a hallway and out the rear door of the building while he was being pursued. Krulik then allegedly tried breaking into a home before he was arrested.

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