Cops: Suspect engaged in 3-hour pursuit

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CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) — A Hartford man early Friday led police on a pursuit through Cromwell, swerving across lawns and fleeing on foot before he was eventually captured three hours after it all began, police said.

Samuel Marshall, 51, was arrested on charges that included third-degree larceny, engaging police in a pursuit and operating without a license.

Police said Marshall was behind the wheel of a vehicle stolen out of Hartford. The pursuit started about 2:45 a.m. on Washington Road and ended about 6 a.m. when police located Marshall on New Lane.

The Hartford man was held in lieu of $100,000 bond.

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