Manhunt underway in Maury Co. after multi-county pursuit; 1 suspect in custody


HAMPSHIRE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports one suspect is in custody and another is on the run following a multi-county police pursuit. 

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According to THP, a vehicle pursuit began in Centerville and spanned to Maury County. The pursuit ended in Hampshire, just west of Columbia. Troopers tell News 2 they are headed to US Highway 412 at North Cross Bridges, where a THP chopper is currently helping search for a suspect on foot. 

According to the Maury County Fire Department, Hampshire Pike is shut down for a vehicle crash and a manhunt for a person fleeing from law enforcement.

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Maury County Public Schools tell News 2 the incident caused a shelter in place order at Hampshire Unit School Thursday. Students and staff are all safe and the school was dismissed on time. Bus 12’s route was impacted by Hampshire Pike’s shut down. Parents with students on that bus route were asked to pick up their students at the school.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.


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