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Police searching for man following 3-county car chase

RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – The Randolph County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man after he reportedly ran from police following a three-county car chase.

According to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, officers tried to pull over a man around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Tribble says the man ran a stop sign and then took off when an officer tried to pull him over.

The chase continued into Lawrence and Sharp counties and ended on Highway 63 W when police used spike strips to stop the car.

Tribble tells Region 8 News that several agencies helped with the chase.

Tribble says the man ran off on foot into a wooded area. He says police do have a person of interest, but are still looking for the man.

We'll continue to track this story and bring you the latest developments as they become available. 

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