LPD: Two men wanted for abduction, strangulation in custody after chase

June 8, 2018 - Police said two men are in custody following a chase than began in Lynchburg, ending in Campbell County Friday morning.

Police pursued a vehicle at around 1:40 a.m., after it was spotted driving erratically on Campbell Ave.

They said the vehicle was improperly registered.   

The suspects ran a stop sign, driving down Old Rustburg Road into Campbell County.

Officials said the chase lasted for several miles, ending at Granite Lane.

According to police, two men in the vehicle, Bennie Dale Overstreet, Jr. and Chris D. Walters were both wanted out of Bedford County for abduction, strangulation and malicious wounding charges.

A woman in the vehicle was not charged.

Both men are being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond.

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