Two people led authorities on a high-speed, multi-county pursuit that ended with damage to four sheriff's office vehicles, all while a child was present in the vehicle, officials say.
Officials with the Catawba County Sheriff's Office say a vehicle with two occupants fled from authorities in Iredell County on Saturday night.
The suspects led law enforcement all the way in to Iredell County, where the chase came to an end off of Sweet Briar Lane in Hickory in the Mountain View area off Highway 127 S.
Authorities say the driver, Pho Duc Nguyen, rammed four sheriff's office vehicles throughout the course of the incident, but fortunately, there were no major injuries.
Nguyen did sustain minor injuries and was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released, then taken to jail.
The female passenger, Say Su Dung, was also arrested, officials say.
The Catawba County Sheriff's Office says there was a child in the vehicle during the high speed chase.
Nguyen is facing charges of attempted first degree muder, eluding arrest with motor vehicle, assault on a government official, three counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, resisting a public officer, child abuse, injury to personal property and two counts of injury to real property. His bonds total $535,000.
Dung is charged with misdemeanor child abuse. Her bond is set at $2500.