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Source: AP - AP Wire Service
Mar 30 12:17

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - Minot police say a driver has been arrested after leading police on a chase through open fields, sidewalks a retaining wall and eventually a backyard fence.

Dispatchers got a call about a reckless driver in a parking lot near Dakota Square Mall about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

The driver took off, drove onto sidewalks, over a retaining wall and nearly struck a pedestrian walking his dog, police said.

The 39-year-old man drove through fields after crashing through a fence and eventually came to a stop in a ravine, according to police.

He was arrested a short time later and taken to the hospital on suspicion of drug impairment, then taken to the Ward County Jail.

AP-WF-03-30-20 1617GMT

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