SEVERE WX : Flood Warning View Alerts

Police involved in brief foot chase

Chase occurred after brief vehicle pursuit

Posted: Apr 10, 2018 8:34 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa - A late morning vehicle pursuit lead to a brief foot chase.

According to officers, the chase began around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, when an officer was pursuing a stolen vehicle that was speeding on westbound Highway 122, but the chase was called off.

According to a tip, the driver of the vehicle abandoned it in the Mercy Medical North Iowa Cancer Center parking lot, with the driver darting inside before exiting and fleeing southbound across the highway to a residential area.

Officers tried to box the driver in by setting up a perimeter and looking for footprints in the snow, but were not successful.

The perimeter was lifted shortly after 11 a.m.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
71° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 71°
Albert Lea
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 70°
Austin
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 70°
Charles City
Scattered Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 72°
Rochester
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 67°
After a busy morning we're tracking a much calmer Sunday
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Severe WX Cut-In July 20

Image

Motocross comes to Millville

Image

Robotics demonstrations at family fun night

Image

Auditor comes to town

Image

New aquatic center being considered in Byron

Image

North Iowa Fair on a hot night

Image

Dealing with rising water levels

Image

Charles City downs Clear Lake; advances in 3A baseball districts

Image

Working in the Heat

Image

Search Continues for Missing Man

Community Events