Deputies follow stolen car in chase

Deputies follow stolen car in chase

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - 9:34 p.m. UPDATE: Poinsett County Sheriff Larry Mills told Region 8 News that police got the call around 7:20 p.m. Thursday. Mills said the Thunderbird was taken from one of the liquor stores on Highway 1 near the Craighead/Poinsett County line.

A Poinsett County deputy tried to pull over the vehicle, but the vehicle fled. Mills said Poinsett County deputies were joined by Arkansas State Police and Cross County deputies in following the vehicle.

The vehicle crashed near Wynne, Mills said, noting authorities did not have any word on the condition of the suspect.

8:00 p.m. UPDATE: Molder said the chase started after the suspect stole a 1994 white Ford Thunderbird from a liquor store in Poinsett County. Authorities followed the vehicle and suspect through Poinsett and Cross counties, where the vehicle was stopped at Wynne.

The Poinsett County Sheriff's Department confirmed to Region 8 News they are involved in a chase following a suspect in a stolen car.

According to Chief Deputy Kevin Molder, the chase has led from Poinsett County into Cross County, heading towards Wynne.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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