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Kennett Police searching for escaped suspect

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

On Jan. 6, 2013, Kennett Police Officers observed a suspicious vehicle on the parking lot of Kennett National Bank at approximately 11 p.m. Officers observed the vehicle leave the parking lot. As they began to follow, the vehicle sped away at a high rate of speed. Kennett Officers pursued for a short distance on First Street until the vehicle pulled into the parking lot of the old Palace Theatre.

The driver of the vehicle exited the car while it was still moving, and began running on foot. The vehicle continued traveling until it crashed into the side of a parked truck in the parking lot. Kennett Officers then pursued the suspect on foot, however lost sight of him.

A search of the vehicle revealed a box of .45 caliber ammunition and other undisclosed items of evidence. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a gray hoodie, last seen running north from the Cedar Street area.

Anyone with information on this or other crimes can contact the Kennett Police Department at (573) 888-4622.

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