Manhunt in Preble County begins when 2 run from stolen car on U.S. 40

A manhunt is continuing tonight for two people who ran from a stolen vehicle after a pursuit that ended on U.S. 40 in Preble County, just west of Lewisburg.

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol helicopter is a part of the search, along with deputies from Preble and Darke counties and Lewisburg police.

The incident began about 8:30 p.m., a Preble County Sheriff’s dispatcher tells us, and authorities are searching fields and wooded areas.

No injuries have been reported. Preble County Sheriff’s deputies have the vehicle.

We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report as we learn more.

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