Missouri Man Sought After Chase Through Cornfield

8 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, August 31 2011 Aug 31, 2011 Wednesday, August 31, 2011 8:15:00 AM CDT August 31, 2011 in News
Source: Jamie Goncalves
By: Associated Press

PERRYVILLE (AP) - Authorities in southeast Missouri are searching for a man who allegedly ran over a calf and drove through a cornfield while his car was being chased by a state trooper.

The Southeast Missourian reports that the 24-year-old suspect had no warrants but refused to pull over Tuesday on Route B in Perry County. Sheriff Gary Schaaf says a trooper for the Missouri State Highway Patrol tried to stop the driver because he suspected he was driving without a valid license because of a ticket in the past few weeks.

After running over the calf and driving through the field, the suspect fled on foot and got away.

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