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Suspect jumps in Black River during police chase

Authorities in north Arkansas are searching for a burglary suspect who jumped in the Black River during a police pursuit.

NEWPORT, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in north Arkansas are searching for a burglary suspect who jumped in the Black River during a police pursuit.

Jonesboro television station KAIT reports that authorities are searching for the suspect on both the Jackson and Independence County sides of the Black River.

Authorities say they're looking for a burglary suspect from Diaz.

Authorities from the sheriff's departments in Jackson and Independence counties are participating in the search, along with the Arkansas Department of Correction.


 

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