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Deputies in two counties search for chase suspect

Feb 07, 2013 -- 9:41am


Ste. Genevieve County sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect who they say led them on a high speed chase. A deputy pulled over a car driven by 42-year old Douglas Mitchell on highway 61 Wednesday night. During the stop Mitchell allegedly took off with a four-year-old child in the car.

The chase ensued northbound on highway 61 reaching speeds around 100 miles per hour. The sheriff’s office says Mitchell made it into Ste. Genevieve County where stop sticks were used. Mitchell then fled on foot and is still at large. Call the St. Genevieve Sheriff’s office if you have seen him or know his whereabouts. 

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