SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — We’re learning more about a wild police chase and standoff that happened in midtown Sacramento Thursday night.
Police say just after 9 p.m 41-year-old Marc Austin threatened to kill several people on the 1200 block of C Street.READ MORE: Thursday's Show Info. (12/2/21)
When they arrived on the scene to investigate, they say Austin crashed his truck into a police cruiser and attempted to drive away.California Water Authority Says Mandatory Cutbacks Could Be Coming
Officers followed Austin, using a pit maneuver to stop his truck near the intersection of 19th and D Streets.
But police say Austin refused to exit his vehicle.
After a nearly two-hour standoff, officers say they used less than lethal weapons to apprehend Austin.MORE NEWS: Person In Custody After Woman Found Dead In Rio Linda Home
He is now facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon, threats to commit a crime, felony evading, and resisting arrest.