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SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER TWO STATE PURSUIT (UPDATE)

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A SIOUX CITY MAN IS IN CUSTODY FACING NUMEROUS CHARGES AFTER BEING ARRESTED FOLLOWING A PURSUIT THROUGH SOUTH SIOUX CITY INTO IOWA.

42-YEAR-OLD LARRY LEE JOHNSON IS CHARGED WITH ELUDING, ASSAULTING AN OFFICER, DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE AND NUMEROUS TRAFFIC COUNTS.

AUTHORITIES SAY JOHNSON WAS A SUSPECT IN AN ALLEGED SHOPLIFTING INCIDENT IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY AND FLED IN HIS PICKUP AT SPEEDS EXCEEDING 80 MILES AN HOUR

NEBRASKA AUTHORITIES PURSUED HIM INTO SIOUX CITY ON INTERSTATE 129 WITH SPEEDS NEARING 100 MILES AN HOUR.

THE CHASE ENDED ON SINGING HILLS BOULEVARD NEAR A TRUCK STOP AFTER THE SUSPECT VEHICLE HAD STRUCK A DAKOTA COUNTY SHERIFF’S CAR AND A NEBRASKA STATE TROOPER’S VEHICLE.

JOHNSON WAS TAKEN TO MERCY MEDICAL CENTER FOR TREATMENT OF INJURIES AND RELEASED.

HE WAS IMMEDIATELY BOOKED INTO THE WOODBURY COUNTY JAIL AND IS BEING HELD ON AN INCREASED BOND OF $10-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

Photos by Nebraska State Patrol