Manhunt ends but Garner police still searching for man after pursuit

GARNER, N.C. (WTVD) -- Garner police are looking for a man wearing a gold jumpsuit who ran off after a pursuit Tuesday afternoon.

Garner police, the Wake County Sheriff's Office and the State Highway Patrol searched the area of Old Stage and Grovemont roads.

The latest
  • One police officer injured and treated at WakeMed, then released

  • Suspect was wanted for Raleigh home invasion

  • 19-year-old still on the run, however active manhunt is over

According to police, the suspect -- later identified as 19-year-old Willonte Jamal Miller-Torres -- was wanted by Raleigh police for a home invasion.

"We are continuing to work with Raleigh Police to locate and apprehend Miller-Torres," Garner Police Chief Brandon Zuidema said on Twitter.

Authorities said two Garner police cars were involved in a crash with the suspect car -- a black Acura -- during the pursuit.

One officer was injured and taken to WakeMed for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The officer was released from the hospital early Tuesday evening.

Police say the search is not related to the Garner stabbing from Monday night, in which a man is still on the run after allegedly stabbing his wife and assaulting a teenager.
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