Suspect in custody after high-speed chase in Selma

SELMA, N.C. (WTVD) -- A wild police chase in Selma that reached speeds of over 100 miles per hour ended with a damaged police car and the suspect in custody.

The chase started in downtown Selma on Sunday afternoon. The suspect threw multiple items out of his windows during the chase, according to officials.

The suspect led Selma police to Highway 96, where the chase reached speeds of 100 mph. State Highway Patrol and Johnston County sheriff's deputies joined the chase to assist Selma PD.

According to officials, the suspect kept turning and led the police back into downtown Selma. The suspect was going more than 90 mph on Selma streets.

The chase ended in the 900 block of Fourth Avenue without any injuries, authorities said.

The suspect is in custody. His identity has not been released.

Highway Patrol said a Selma police car was damaged during the chase.

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