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Suspect Remains at Large After Victorville Pursuit

VICTORVILLE, Calif:( A suspect that led deputies on a short pursuit on Sunday night remains at large, officials said.

At approximately 11:44 p.m. on August 7th Deputy A. Pennington attempted to pull over the driver of a blue Ford Explorer, for reckless driving.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez told Victor Valley News, the driver failed to yield to Pennington’s marked vehicle, which was displaying lights and sirens.

“Deputies lost sight of the vehicle for a short time before finding that the driver bailed from the vehicle on foot, leaving the vehicle on Powerline Road, between Eleventh and Cypress,” stated Rodriguez.

Deputies from several High Desert stations, a Sheriff’s helicopter, and a K-9 unit searched for the driver but were unable to locate the suspect.

Authorities contacted the owner of record on the Explorer. “She sold the vehicle approximately a year ago and had no information available on the buyer,” said Rodriguez.

The vehicle was towed and the driver remains outstanding. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760)241-2911.

Hugo Valdez

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