WORCESTER, Mass. - A man is in custody after an overnight chase from Webster to Worcester and armed carjacking.
The entire chase lasted about 30 minutes and after spike stops damaged the driver's tires, the suspect, identified as Donald Foy, carjacked another vehicle at gunpoint and took off, according to Massachusetts State Police.
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Webster Police said an unregistered Dodge pickup truck driven by Foy was stopped on Interstate 395 northbound around midnight. Officers were going to tow the truck and cite Foy, when he drove off, Webster Police said in a Facebook post. Police then followed the truck as Foy drove northbound onto Interstate 395.
About 15 minutes later, Oxford Police set up stop sticks in an attempt to disable the truck . Foy then fled westbound onto Interstate 290 east and crashed in Auburn, according to Webster Police.
Foy exited the truck and showed a handgun, according to police, and forced the driver of a Buick Enclave out the car and drove off in it. Two other female passengers who were in the truck with Foy stayed in the vehicle after the crash, State Police said.
Foy then got on I-290 west and began driving east in the Buick, with troopers pursuing him into Worcester, where they lost him in the Kelley Square area, according to the release.
He was taken into custody after a foot pursuit that ended on a roof of a Worcester building.
Foy was on the loose in the Buick, which has Connecticut plates. No one was injured.
The two women who were in the pickup truck with Foy were interviewed, State Police said, and it’s not clear yet if they will face any charges.
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