Stolen vehicle call leads to a multi-agency manhunt in Webster County

Local News

WEBSTER COUNTY, Mo.- Law enforcement near Diggins, Missouri, are actively searching for a suspect after a stolen vehicle call.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the call originated from a home where a vehicle was stolen from. The vehicle was recovered shortly after, but a gun was found missing from the vehicle.

Authorities say the suspect fled on foot after encountering a deputy that was in the area. A perimeter is currently set up containing the suspect now in the Seymour area.

The Highway Patrol is assisting in the investigation by providing a helicopter to help search for the suspect.

This is a developing story.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Local Sports

More Local Sports

World News

More World News

Trending Stories

Washington DC Bureau

Washington DC Bureau

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now