By Louisa Moller, WBZ-TV

CHARLTON (CBS) – A Southbridge man is in custody after leading officers on a high-speed chase Thursday afternoon, Charlton police said.

Police say the chase started around 4 p.m. when the man, identified as 26-year-old Anthony Waack, was driving a stolen car and refused to pull over for officers in Southbridge.

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“We received a call from Southbridge Police Department that a vehicle was speeding and travelling in the wrong lane heading into Charlton,” Charlton Police Sergeant Gary Mason said.

Police investigate suspect's car after chase in Charlton (WBZ-TV)

Police investigate suspect’s car after chase in Charlton (WBZ-TV)

The chase continued into Charlton where, police say, the suspect struck another car, injuring an 82-year-old man on Southbridge Road before fleeing on foot.

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Charlton, Southbridge, and Massachusetts State Police set up a perimeter and asked nearby residents to stay indoors.

Residents on Carpenter Hill Road saw the suspect in their driveway and called 911, allowing police to arrest him around 5 p.m.

Alcohol and narcotics were found in his car.

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Waack now faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury, leaving the scene of property damage, and receiving stolen property over $250. He was transported to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.