4 men in custody after weekend chase; suspect stole news vehicle, according to Highway Patrol


CHATHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Authorities in North Carolina say four suspects are in custody after a manhunt that stretched across two days and involved the theft of a TV news vehicle.

The News & Observer reports the incident began Saturday morning after a state trooper started pursuing a speeding vehicle in Chatham County. That part of the pursuit ended soon after when the suspect vehicle spun into a median and the suspects fled on foot.

By Saturday evening, two were in custody.

The arrest of a third was announced late Saturday night after the Highway Patrol said he stole a car belonging to WRAL-TV and attempted to flee in it.

The final person was arrested Sunday morning.

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