POLICE: Florida man leads officers on chase from Kinston to Snow Hill

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – Police say a Florida man led officers on a chase in two counties this afternoon that involved five law enforcement agencies.

Kinston police say they tried to stop Junior Simmons, of St. Petersburg, for a theft from the Piggly Wiggly on North Herritage Street.

Simmons used his vehicle to hit one Kinston police cruiser, according to police.

The chase ended in Snow Hill where he was finally stopped and arrested.

Police say they are still working on specific charges against the 24-year-old Simmons.

In addition to Kinston police, deputies from Lenoir & Greene counties, Snow Hill police, and the Highway Patrol were involved in the chase.