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Republic Police Department search for suspect

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (10/06/2017) The Republic Police Department continues to search for a suspect involved in a car chase early Friday morning.

Police say during an initial traffic stop, a car sped off towards Republic High School.

Republic Police Chief, Michael Lawton, states, "The vehicle took off east bound and ended up in the Republic High School parking lot. It drove off the road, lost a tire, became disabled, and the two suspects ran away from the high school."

Police were able to take one person into custody during the foot chase. The high school was put on an internal lock-down for a few hours while the investigation was taking place. Police say they are looking for a white male wearing a white shirt and shorts.

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