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Car Chase Leads to Ongoing Investigation

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By Cara Beth Lewis

BladenOnline received a tip from a reader regarding a car chase in Dublin today. The North Carolina Highway Patrol was contacted, and Sergeant John Collins informed BladenOnline that this afternoon at approximately 1 p.m., a highway patrol officer attempted to pull over a vehicle for speeding.

According to the NCHP report, the suspect resisted pulling over and was chased down Highway 87 from Elizabethtown to Fayetteville, where he jumped and ran from the car and into a house. The suspect is currently barricaded in the house, and the investigation is ongoing.

According to NCHP Sergeant Collins, Bladen County Highway Patrol Troopers disengaged once in Fayetteville, and it is now a Fayetteville Police Department matter.

No further information is available at this time.