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Pursuit Ends With Crash On Downtown Square, 2 In Custody

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A pursuit reportedly initiated by Sulphur Springs police officers concluded Thursday morning with a crash on the downtown square and two people being taken into custody.

Police alerted that a vehicle pursuit was proceeding down College Street midmorning May 7. Additional police and sheriff’s officers responded in the area. The dark colored car continued toward the downtown square, where it reportedly crashed into a black light pole and brick surrounding a small hedge, across from First Baptist Church.

At least two people in the car allegedly attempted to run from officers on foot and were apprehended by officials quickly. Both were taken into custody. The investigation into the incident is ongoing, according to police.

The debris was quickly cleaned up and the square open to traffic. The car, brick and light sustained damage. No additional information about the incident was available during the lunch hour Thursday.

ksst publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

If you have an emergency dial 9-1-1.

The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to serve its citizens with pride in its overall mission and will strive to provide the best possible police force in the 21st century.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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