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    Police search for suspect who rammed cruiser in Chicopee

    Massachusetts State Police say they are searching for a suspect who rammed a car into a police cruiser in Chicopee, then fled.

    The suspect was pulled over by a trooper for motor vehicle violations on Roosevelt Avenue near Springfield St. at 12:15 p.m. today, State Police said in a statement.

    When both vehicles had come to a stop, the suspect’s black Ford Taurus accelerated and rammed into the cruiser. The car then drove through a chain-link fence surrounding a school’s ballfield and fled.

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    State Police located the abandoned car near 219 Saratoga St. Troopers are searching by helicopter and on foot for the suspect, officials said.

    Catalina Gaitan can be reached at catalina.gaitan@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter at @catalina_gaitan.