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Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 01/15/2010

Montgomery manhunt ends in D.C.

By Washington Post editors

(Updated 6:07 p.m.)
Montgomery County detectives have arrested a 21-year-old man in Upper Northwest in the District who had been the the object of an overnight manhunt after the suspect allegedly fled the scene of a burglary at a school and hit a county officer with a getaway vehicle.

The man was arrested near Connecticut Avenue and Fessenden Street at about 8:40 a.m. Friday, said police who declined to say whether he was arrested on the street, a home or a place of business. He was identified as Stephen Steinbach, 21, of the District. Another man, Lucas Bayerl, 18, was take into custody at the school.

Steinbach faces charges of burglary, assault and destruction of property, county police said. The officer hit during the chase was not seriously injured, police have said.

-- Mary Pat Flaherty

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 10:50 AM ET
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D.A.N.'s I presume

Posted by: chamidi | January 16, 2010 2:41 PM | Report abuse

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