BALTIMORE (VINnews) — A former student of Ner Israel of Baltimore was arrested on Tuesday morning for attempting to run over a Yeshiva staff member.
Baltimore County Police received a 911 call at around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning for a person driving erratically in the 400 block of Mt. Wilson Lane in Pikesville, around the campus of Ner Israel Rabbinical College.
The caller reported that an individual in a black Nissan was attempting to run people over. As officers responded to the call, the vehicle fled, resulting in a police chase in the area of Mt. Wilson Lane and Reisterstown Road.
Eventually, police managed to stop the vehicle at Reisterstown and Fallstaff roads.
According to police, it was necessary to break the vehicle’s window to apprehend the suspect, as he refused to exit the vehicle.
One officer suffered a minor injury during the arrest, and was brought to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma as a precautionary measure.
The suspect has been identified as a former student of Ner Israel.
Police have confirmed that at least one Yeshiva staff member was targeted in the attack, but added that more information will become available as formal charges are announced.