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2ND SUSPECT CAPTURED IN PURSUIT THROUGH TWO STATES

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WOODBURY COUNTY AUTHORITIES HAVE CAPTURED THE 2ND SUSPECT WANTED IN A MONDAY MORNING PURSUIT THAT STARTED AT A SOUTH SIOUX BUSINESS AND ENDED NEAR HOLLY SPRINGS.

SHERIFF CHAD SHEEHAN SAYS THE DRIVER OF THAT VEHICLE WAS FOUND HIDING IN A CREEK BED IN RURAL WOODBURY COUNTY.

HE HAS NOT YET BEEN IDENTIFIED.

THE SECOND MAN, 24-YEAR-OLD ZACHARY BROKEN LEG, WAS A PASSENGER IN THE PURSUED CAR THAT STRUCK AND RAN OVER THE FOOT OF A SOUTH SIOUX CITY POLICE OFFICER.

THAT OFFICER OBSERVED TWO SUSPECTS ATTEMPTING TO STEAL A CATALYTIC CONVERTER FROM A VEHICLE AT A SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA BUSINESS.

THE SUSPECTS FLED TO A VEHICLE AND STRUCK THE OFFICER AS THEY DROVE OFF.

THE CHASE WENT THROUGH SIOUX CITY AND ENDED WITH A CRASH AT THE INTERSECTION OF OLD HIGHWAY 141 AND 300TH STREET NEAR HOLLY SPRINGS.

THE DRIVER FLED ON FOOT BUT BROKEN LEG WAS CAPTURED AND A GUN WAS RECOVERED FROM THE CAR.

BROKEN LEG IS CHARGED WITH INTERFERENCE WITH OFFICIAL ACTS, CARRYING A CONCEALED WEAPON, AND POSSESSION OF METH, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND BURGLARY TOOLS.

THE SOUTH SIOUX OFFICER WAS SEEN BY MEDICAL PERSONNEL AND COMPLETED HIS SHIFT AND WENT HOME.