FRANKLIN AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. -- The robbery suspect who led police on a chase through
Police say the suspect, Dakin Burgess, 37, of
The trooper involved in the chase was shot in his foot during the pursuit, and contact with the vehicle was lost. During this time, students at
Officials say Burgess then drove and hid inside a corn field near Shippensburg and attempted to camouflage his vehicle with corn stalk. State Police sent in a bomb detector robot, which scared Burgess off and he drove out of the corn field.
Eventually, the vehicle was spotted again and another pursuit ensued with the help of helicopters. According to State Police, multiple troopers were injured in that pursuit, with non life-threatening injuries.
Officials say the pursuit came to an end when Burgess crashed his vehicle into a telephone pole on
The incident is currently under investigation by PSP, the
Police believe that Burgess made a bomb threat to an area school at the end of last week.