East Cleveland police searching for two fugitives after chase

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Allexis Clark (left) and Desmond Williams.

EAST CLEVELAND– East Cleveland police officers pulled over a car with a fake license plate and obtained identification from the driver and passenger.

The vehicle then took off, according to East Cleveland police.

The driver, Desmond Mashaun Williams, has a warrant with the U.S. Marshals Service and the passenger, Allexis Clark, has a warrant with the City of East Cleveland for felonious assault on a police officer.

A chase began when the vehicle took off. Police say during the chase, the driver discharged a firearm attempting to hit the officers, according to several witnesses.

The car pulled into a private drive and both fugitives ran off.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts to contact the East Cleveland Detective Bureau at 216-451-1234 or 216-681-2162or the U.S. Marshall Service at 888-492-6833 or email at detectivebureau@eastclevelandpolice.org.