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Westbrook officers nab suspect after foot chase

A recent suspect in a vehicle theft may have been fleet of foot, but apparently was not as fast as a Westbrook police officer.

According to Cottonwood County Sheriff Jason Purrington, Westbrook police received a report of a stolen vehicle on April 13. Deputies assisted with the case, which was linked to a theft in Lyon County.

Westbrook officers spotted the vehicle, a 2008 Ford F-350 pickup, and gave chase. It turned into a foot chase. A 23-year-old Garvin man, was arrested for vehicle theft.

For more details about the past week’s worth of law enforcement activity, see the April 20 edition of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.

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