Stolen car used in Chillicothe high speed pursuit, spans two counties



A car that was stolen early Sunday morning has been involved in a high speed pursuit.

It happened at around 10:30 a.m.

The black car was stolen in Chillicothe earlier on Sunday when Chillicothe Police were able to spot it within minutes driving through town.

The man driving the stolen car refused to stop when officers tried to pull him over.

He led troopers, deputies, and officers on a chase that went down route 50 and was headed toward Pike County on Wendy Ridge.

Law enforcement lost sight of the car after chasing it several miles.

The suspect is a man wearing a red flannel shirt.

No other information has been released.

The Scioto Valley Guardian is the #1 local news source for the Scioto Valley. The Guardian was previously two publications, Fayette Advocate (2012) and Chillicothe Guardian (2018), respectively. Their parent company merged the two publications in 2019 -- forming The Guardian -- and expanded the coverage area to include the entire Scioto Valley.