Suspect arrested after hiding in tree during police chase

Police chase in Washington Co. ends up with man in tree

CORNELIUS, Ore. -- A chase early Thursday morning that started near Forest Grove ended with a suspect stuck up a tree in the Cornelius area.

Washington County sheriff's deputies chased the man to a field near Northwest Cornelius Schefflin and Heynderickx roads. He bolted from the his vehicle and ran. A K-9 dog traced the scent to a grove of trees.

Photos: Suspect in chase ends up stuck up tree

Deputies learned the suspect, later identified as Fadi Kamal Zayed, of Beaverton, climbed up a tree and appeared to be stuck. They called out the Cornelius Fire Department, which arrived with two ladder trucks.

Fire crews and deputies were able to lower Zayed without incident

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Zayed was arrested on a warrant for a parole violation, and charged with attempt to elude and recklessly endangering another person.

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