Suspect Arrested After Cemetery Chase

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(Memphis) Memphis Police have arrested a man after a brief chase in a cemetery.

Memphis Police Spokesperson Sergeant Karen Rudolph tells WREG officers already in New Park Cemetery for a funeral tried to pull over a vehicle. The driver put the car in reverse, backing into two MPD officers and fled through the cemetery.

One officer fired shots but no one was hit.

The suspect is in custody but there is no word yet on any charges.

The officers were not seriously injured.

We have a crew on this scene gathering information and will bring you the latest details on News Channel 3 starting at 5:00p.m.

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