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Auto theft turns into pursuit chase
Posted at 7:49 AM, Feb 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-04 08:49:40-05

TULSA — According to Tulsa police, officers responded to an auto theft in progress that lead into a police chase.

The victim told police the suspect, Samson Moore, broke into her house and hit her with the butt of his gun, police say.

Police say Moore was wearing a bulletproof vest, and he was armed with a 12-gauge shotgun.

After Moore assaulted the victim, he stole her red 98 GMC Sierra, police say.

Police located the stolen vehicle with Moore inside near North Garrison Avenue, the encounter lead to a police chase.

Police say the chase ended when Moore reversed the vehicle and drove through a field just west of the O'Reilly's located near North Peoria Avenue.

According to officers, while he was still driving in reverse, Moore drove into a store, causing half of the truck to go through the exterior wall of the store.

Police say, after the collision, Moore ran on foot, causing officers to tase him.

Officers found the 12-gauge shotgun in the vehicle.

Moore was booked on multiple charges including resisting arrest and first degree burglary, police say.

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