High Speed Chase Ends In Hempstead County

By Staff, 02/25/17 4:52 AM

HOPE – A high speed chase that began in Lafayette County Friday night ended with the suspect car being abandoned in Hope.

At approximately 8:45pm, an Arkansas State Trooper alerted Hope/Hempstead County Dispatch that he was in pursuit of a vehicle and approaching the Hempstead County line.

Several Hope Police Officers joined the pursuit as it proceeded along the Bypass, then turned on to State Highway 278 and temporarily lost. The vehicle was then found abandoned on Lakeshore Drive.

As of publication time, there is no word if a suspect has been located.

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