Small active manhunt in Chillicothe near Pilot and route 35



A small manhunt is underway with police officers and troopers in Chillicothe at this hour.

The manhunt started at 8 p.m. on Friday after Chillicothe Police were out with a man for an unknown reason near the Pilot truck stop on Main Street.

The man is wearing a flannel and was last seen running on route 35.

The man’s name or why he was stopped has not been released.

Troopers are assisting officers in the search.

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