Video: Men steal cruiser during traffic stop, lead troopers on pursuit

Suspects face multiple charges, including robbery of a motor vehicle, fleeing and eluding and illegal firearms possession


The Sentinel

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Two Harrisburg men were arrested Thursday after State Police said they stole a police vehicle and fled a traffic stop on Interstate 81 southbound.

During a traffic stop at 11:34 a.m. at mile marker 56.1, the driver and occupant of a vehicle ran from their vehicle and fled in the police vehicle, state police said.

Other troopers pursued the stolen vehicle onto the Carlisle Pike, where one of the passengers jumped out of the vehicle and ran to a nearby hotel, police said.

The driver continued to flee until the stolen state police vehicle became disabled, and the driver fled. Police then took him into custody, police said.

Police identified the driver as Hanif Malik Hall, 30. The passenger was identified as Malik Lamar Clover, 31. State police said both are being charged with numerous offenses including robbery of a motor vehicle, fleeing and eluding, and persons not to possess a firearm.

Middlesex Township, Silver Spring Township, Carlisle Borough, Newville Borough, East Pennsboro Township, North Middleton Township and the Cumberland County Sheriff's office assisted.

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