ALTON, Ill. (KMOX) — A Jerseyville man faces charges after allegedly using a stolen car to ram a St. Louis County police vehicle before leading them on a chase.

Police say 28-year-old Nicholas Settles was in a car reported stolen from Alton. The chase started in North County and eventually ended back in Alton when he crashed into a parked police cruiser. He was arrested and taken to the hospital due to injuries from a police dog.

Settles is being held on a $50,000 cash only bond.

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