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Suspect Takes Metro Police Car

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- A suspect who allegedly took a marked Metro patrol car about an hour ago is captured.

Police are on scene right now at Ireland St. and 12th Ave. North. where the suspect ditched the car and ran after a 3:40 a.m. incident. The suspect was spotted hiding in the area.

An officer had three separate altercations with the suspect starting at the 1600 block of Herman Street. During one of the struggles, the officer noticed the suspect had a gun. The officer was able to get the gun and the suspect was able to take off in the police car before bailing from it down the road.

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