Man charged with child endangerment after fleeing police with juvenile in vehicle

Man charged with child endangerment after fleeing police with juvenile in vehicle

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A 25-year-old Chester man is facing several charges, including child endangerment, after he drove from police with a child inside the vehicle.

Henrico police were trying to pull Jayvonte Tre'Mon Taylor over in the area of Nine Mile Road and East Gate Boulevard on Monday just after 8:30 a.m.

Taylor tried to get away and a pursuit was underway until he ran away on foot near Newbridge Road.

Taylor was arrested and police found a juvenile in the vehicle.

No one was injured.

Taylor is charged with felony elude, child endangerment and driving on a suspended operator’s license.

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