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Maui police chase suspect arrested and identified, second suspect still on the loose

KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The man accused of triggering a high speed police chase on Maui, which shut down three schools, has been arrested and identified.

The chase from Wailuku to Kahului was initiated when a witness reported a man driving recklessly and swerving on Waiale Road.

After the suspect pulled into the Kehalani Long's Drugs he was confronted by officers.

According to Maui police, Kalama Harry of Wailuku and another man got into the truck when they noticed the officers in the parking lot.

Harry proceeded to reverse his vehicle into a police cruiser while a police officer inside; Harry then drove forward towards a second officer.

As the second officer jumped out of the way, Harry hopped the curb and sped off.

Police pursued in their vehicles until Puumakani Street where Harry and his passenger jumped out and fled on foot.

After Harry and the second suspect fled, Maui Waena Elementary, Lihikai School, and Ala Lani Preschool were placed on lockdown for about half an hour.

Upon inspecting the truck, police determined it was stolen; a moped which fell out of the back of the truck was inspected and also revealed to be stolen.

Harry was later located and arrested for first degree attempted murder, criminal property damage, auto theft, and reckless driving.

Police are still searching for the second suspect.

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