Reported chase leads to search for suspect near Emporia Featured

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Lyon County deputies watch near the intersection of US Highway 50 and Road G after a wreck near the Kansas Turnpike's Emporia tollgate Saturday. One person reportedly fled the scene. Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Lyon County deputies watch near the intersection of US Highway 50 and Road G after a wreck near the Kansas Turnpike's Emporia tollgate Saturday. One person reportedly fled the scene. Chuck Samples/KVOE News

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers are investigating after a reported law enforcement pursuit led to one arrest near Emporia and one man allegedly at large Saturday.

Lyon County Sheriff Jeff Cope tells KVOE News the chase on the Kansas Turnpike ended with a crash near the Emporia tollgate. One person was arrested. The second person fled on foot.

Troopers and Lyon County deputies searched for roughly two hours in the area of the Turnpike and West US Highway 50 before calling off that effort. Early indications are the suspect is a light-haired white or Hispanic male. Other details are pending and details behind the chase have not been announced.

If you have information that can help authorities with this case, call the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office at 341-3205.

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