ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Police chased a stolen tow truck through Adams County on Thursday. The sheriff’s office says they got a 911 call about a carjacking at 2:16 p.m. The caller said a man walked up to a full tow truck at 5590 High Street and pulled a gun. The victim got out of the tow truck and the man took off in it.
Police in Commerce City spotted the stolen white dually and chased it. Nine minutes later, officers reportedly deployed stop sticks near Quebec and Interstate 70 but the driver kept going.READ MORE: WANTED: Jamar Harris Sr. Accused Of Attacking And Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend
Investigators say the suspect got out of the tow truck at 56th and York, near Suncor and ran to the water treatment facility. Copter4 flew overhead a little after 4 p.m. and captured video a tow truck in shallow water in the South Platte River.
It’s not clear what happened to the car it was towing.READ MORE: 'I Prayed So Hard': Pregnant Colorado Mom Talks About Fighting COVID In The ICU
The water treatment facility went on lockout and the suspect was arrested on the property.
No shots were fired and no one was hurt.MORE NEWS: After Small Planes Collided Over Denver Area, Woman Saw Damaged Aircraft Coming Down And 'Just Ran'