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Monday, June 14, 2021

Barton County Sheriff's Office assisting in Kansas Police Pursuit

This evening Barton County Sheriff's Deputies assisted the Crawford County Kansas Sheriff’s Office and Pittsburg Kansas Police Department in a pursuit that entered Barton County. 

The suspect vehicle crashed at the intersection of SW 160th Ln & SW 50th Rd. Two males fled and one was tracked by Cherokee County K9 team and taken in to custody.

The second suspect is still at large. He is described as a white male wearing a red shirt and black shorts. If you see someone matching that description walking in the area of Mindenmines, Mo please call 911!

Do not approach or try to apprehend this person, he is possibly armed and he is a suspect in a shooting that occurred earlier in the evening in Pittsburg, KS.

Barton County Sheriff’s Office