Willoughby: Police ID driver; Marshals declare him 'fugitive'

2:40 PM, Jan 9, 2013   |    comments
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WILLOUGHBY -- The Willoughby Police Department and Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force are offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of Antonio L. Armstrong.

Armstrong is believed to be hiding in the Collinwood area of Cleveland.

Armstrong is wanted by the United States Marshal Service and the Willoughby Police Department, charged with felonious assault on a police officer, fleeing, and obstructing official business.

Armstrong, driving a 1999 Dodge Caravan, was pulled over at 1:20 a.m. Jan. 7 by the Willoughby Police Department.

After providing the officer with false information, Armstrong struck the police cruiser with the van and drove off from the Motel 6.

Armstrong led police on a chase on Interstate 90 that ended when he crashed into a utility pole in the East 185th Street area.

Armstrong was not located after the crash.

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Armstrong, 27, is black, stands about 6 feet tall, weighing 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information in reference to Armstrong, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833), text keyword WANTED and TIP to 847411 (TIP411) or email USMS.wanted@USDOJ.gov


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