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Manvel man arrested after chase in North Dakota, Minnesota

Kyle Heintz

A Manvel, N.D., man wanted on an escape charge has been arrested after a pursuit in North Dakota and Minnesota.

Kyle Martin Heintz, 26, was taken into custody Tuesday evening after leading officers on a chase in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, according to a news release. The chase began at First Avenue South and Cottonwood Street in downtown Grand Forks, the release stated.

Heintz crossed the Point Bridge into East Grand Forks, where city officers, the Polk County Sheriff's Department and Minnesota State Patrol took over, according to the Grand Forks Police Department. Heintz was eventually stopped by spike strips on the Polk County Road 9 bridge that leads into North Dakota about 15 miles south of the cities, the release stated.

Heintz faces several charges in Minnesota and North Dakota for the chase, including Grand Forks District Court charges of fleeing, driving under suspension and reckless endangerment. He also has one count of Class C felony escape that was filed Aug. 3 in Grand Forks District Court.