Police searching for man following 3-county car chase

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

According to RandolphCounty 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 anofficer tried to pull him over.

The chase continuedinto Lawrence and Sharp counties and ended on Highway 63 W when police usedspike strips to stop the car.

Tribbletells Region 8 News that several agencies helped with the chase.

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

We'llcontinue to track this story and bring you the latest developments as theybecome available.

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