Amsterdam man arrested after police chase

February 08, 2019 06:21 PM

An Amsterdam man was sent to the Montgomery County Jail after a police chase.

State troopers tried to pull over Eric Sumpter on Tuesday for a traffic violation.

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Police say Sumpter didn't stop, lost control and hit a snowbank. He then took off on foot, trying to break a window and get into a house.

After a struggle, Sumpter was taken into custody on multiple charges.


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