Search for Driver Underway In Perry After High Speed Chase

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PERRY, Iowa – A stop for a minor motoring offense turned into a high speed pursuit Wednesday morning. The driver has yet to be located.

At about 6:30 a.m., Perry police officers attempted to pull over a car for a minor traffic violation. Officials say the driver took off and led police on a high-speed chase in to Boone County.

Dallas County officers helped along with the Iowa State Patrol.

The driver eventually returned to Perry where his car was abandoned behind a senior citizen housing complex.

Officers, concerned he could be hiding inside the senior center or inside Perry high school, have brought over a canine unit to help search for the suspect.

“We wanted to make sure they knew what was going on, the school is a short distance away, so they were notified,” said Perry Police Chief Eric Vaughn.    “There were no classes today but there were some practices going on,” said Vaughn

 

Police say they believe they know who the driver is and the public isn’t in danger.

The driver of that car has some outstanding warrants and will face more charges in connection with the chase.

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