FORT LEE, Va. — A man is in Fort Lee law enforcement custody after a search for a suspect who allegedly fled on foot from the scene of a Monday evening car crash.
The suspect is accused of stealing an unsecured privately-owned vehicle, recklessly driving through Fort Lee, crashing near the A Avenue gate and fleeing into the woods overnight.
The individual was described as a white male, about 5-feet, 9-inches tall shirtless, with a large tattoo on upper left chest.
The suspect was not part of the Afghan evacuee population on Fort Lee.
Fort Lee is the Army’s Home of Sustainment and supports the training, education and development of adaptive Army logistics professionals. The installation supports more than 90,000 Soldiers, retirees, veterans, family members and civilian employees in the local area. Fort Lee has a regional economic impact of about $2.25 billion per year. Major organizations on the installation include the Combined Arms Support Command, Army Logistics University, U.S. Army Ordnance School, U.S. Army Quartermaster School, U.S. Army Transportation School, Defense Commissary Agency and Defense Contract Management Agency.
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