Abingdon, Washington County officers involved in high speed pursuit


No injuries were reported after a two-agency police pursuit through the town of Abingdon and Washington County, Virginia on Thursday evening.

Authorities said patrolmen pulled over a motorist for a traffic violation in the 500 block of West Main Street when the suspect sped away.

Officers with the Abingdon Police Department gave initial chase of the suspect then terminated the pursuit after traveling on Rich Valley Road.

Washington County deputies continued the chase until the suspect exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts can call (276) 676-6000.

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