Kettering police chase down fleeing van

Police chase in Kettering. (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)
Police chase in Kettering. (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – Kettering police were involved in a chase Wednesday night.

Officers ended the pursuit in the 2300 block of Smithville Road.

Police say the van was stolen at Shroyer Road and Dorothy Lane.

An officer noticed it driving erracticly up curbs and in the grass, so he followed the van.  Then, the pursuit began.

A witness told 2 NEWS she was driving on Wilmington Avenue when a van pulled out in front of her squealing its tires with several police cars in pursuit.

Police gave the van a bump to get it stopped.

Two men, both 24 years old, are under arrest.

Police are investigating exactly why the van fled from them. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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