Deputies Scare Off Suspects Mid-Burglary

Officials from Shawnee and Jefferson counties continue their search for a person who led them on a chase Friday afternoon.

Jefferson County Sheriff deputies interrupted a burglary in progress at about 2:45 p.m.

Officials say the suspects fled the scene in a pickup truck south to 54th Street and abandoned it, taking off on foot.

Kansas Highway Patrol helped search from the air. Shawnee County, Jackson County and Potawatomi Tribal Police assisted Jefferson County Deputies.

The search continued Friday night.

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