Police: Hakim Smith out on bond after leading police on high-speed car chase in Norwalk

Smith drove through a chain-link fence that surrounds a construction site at West Avenue and Reed Street. (3/31/14)

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NORWALK - Norwalk police say a man who led them on a chase after swiping a police car over the weekend is out on bond.

The pursuit happened at around 2 a.m. Saturday. Police say an officer was trying to stop Hakim Smith, 25, to speak to him when he took off at a high speed. He allegedly ran over a person's foot and hit a parked car before jumping a curb and swiping a police cruiser.

Police say Smith sped off heading westbound on Washington Street, then northbound on Fairfield Avenue. He then turned right onto Reed Street, where he lost control.

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Smith drove through a chain-link fence that surrounds a construction site at West Avenue and Reed Street. Police say they Tasered him when he refused to get out of the car. 

Alcohol may have been a factor in the incident, according to police.

Police say the pedestrian who was hit was not seriously hurt. Smith is due back in court next month.

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