Transcript for Fugitive Mother Accused of Leading Police Chase with Child in Tow
We'll move on now to that wild police chase caught on camera in Ohio. A young mother speeding with her child in the car and police in pursuit until they called off the chase fearing for the safety of others. Police are still searching for the mom this morning and ABC's kendis Gibson has the story. Reporter: A terrifying police chase caught on camera in Springdale, Ohio. The driver is Erica barreiro-rapp, the most shocking part she is a young mom accused of putting her toddler's life at risk the child riding in the minivan and authorities still on the hunt for the woman they say is behind the wheel driving with a suspended license. Police dash cam video capturing the minivan speeding the wrong way against traffic then aggressively barreling over a concrete barrier on the highway. Just watch as the minivan drives backwards on suburban streets, maneuvers around patrol cars and goes right through lawn after lawn in a neighborhood and the wild chase that spanned a mile and a half began with barreiro-rapp appearing in court for minor charges. After discovering she had additional felony warrants in Kentucky for alleged concealed weapons violations and drug use, authorities say she confronted her in the courthouse parking lot. The woman then locking herself in that minivan refusing to let her child out before taking off. Police eventually stopping their pursuit. It was getting more dangerous. We terminated the pursuit for this child's safety and for the general public safety. And get this, authorities spotted her minivan at a nearby hotel, a guest at that hotel said she jumped out of the window with her kid in order to get away from police. She's still on the run, robin,
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