Police search for 2 suspects after chasing stolen car into Matthews

Police search for 2 suspects after chasing stolen car into Matthews

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police said they were searching for two suspects Monday afternoon after following a stolen car driving erratically through Charlotte into Matthews.

Officers started following a black BMW around 3 p.m. as it sped down Independence Boulevard near Sharon Amity Road.

[PHOTOS: Chopper 9 Skyzoom is overhead as police follow a car in east Charlotte]

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Chopper 9 Skyzoom was overhead as the car squeezed between vehicles stopped at a red light.

The driver could be seen weaving in and out of traffic and crossing double lines to avoid officers.

At one point, the driver circled around a gas station on Galleria Boulevard a few times before turning down Monroe Road.

Chopper 9 Skzyoom saw the car cut through parking lots and zoom through busy intersections.

The chase moved from east Charlotte into southeast Charlotte before ending in a Mathews neighborhood.

(WATCH BELOW to see video of the car speeding through east Charlotte)

Officials said two suspects, in their 20s or early 30s ditched the car in a driveway at a home near East John Street and McKee Road in Matthews.

Matthews police said the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Stalling Police Department and Union County deputies are helping them search a wooded area near the homes for the suspects.

No arrests have been made.

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