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Andrew County Officers Respond to Unresponsive Child in Locked Vehicle

Andrew County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the T Stop gas station Tuesday afternoon on a report of an unresponsive child locked in a vehicle.

Before officers arrived, the owner of the vehicle gained access to the car and left the premises. Deputies were able to intercept the vehicle on US Highway 71, however the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed.

During the pursuit, the suspect’s vehicle began to have engine problems and eventually came to a stop.

Law enforcement took the driver and a female passenger into custody and were able to check on two children inside the vehicle.


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