Kennewick police continue to search for the suspect of a car prowl early on Christmas morning that resulted in a chase, and the suspect fleeing on foot.

During the early dawn hours, officers were called to a report of a car prowl near West Kennewick Ave. and South Ely Streets. Upon arrival they spotted the vehicle identified by the caller, it was leaving the area.

Officers attempted to pull over the driver, but they sped away. In the ensuing chase the red Thunderbird reportedly hit property in two yards, then the driver lost control and struck a No Parking sign before fleeing on foot.

They were able to elude the officers, the search continues.