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Minor Leads Multiple Agencies in Lengthy Pursuit

Ringgold County authorities engaged in a lengthy pursuit before a juvenile was apprehended.

According to the Ringgold County Sheriff’s Department, officers attempted to stop a 16-year old male around 9:30 pm on October 16th for a traffic violation. The juvenile failed to stop and led deputies from multiple agencies on the chase before being apprehended.

The minor was cited for eluding law enforcement with speeds of over 25 miles per hour over the limit and minor in possession of alcohol. The juvenile was released to his parents.

The Ringgold County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Taylor, Union and Decatur County Sheriff’s Offices and the Iowa State Patrol.

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