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BREAKING: Suspect on the loose, Watonwan County authorities seek public’s help

An early-morning motorcycle chase has led to a critical request from the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Department:

The department needs the public’s help in finding a suspect in the case.

The suspect, who fled on foot, is described as a white man with blond hear and is wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt. Anyone with information is urged to call the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office at 507-375-3121.

According to a press release put out by county officials, the motorcycle was spotted by a deputy at 1:31 a.m., moving at high speeds.

Eventually, there was a chase and the motorcycle turned onto the railroad tracks and was eventually abandoned. The suspect fled on foot. Although K9 units assisted, authorities were unable to find the suspect.

For more details on this story, see the July 27 edition of the Mt. Lake-Butterfield Observer/Advocate.

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