Suspects still at large after chase in King early Monday morning


Staff Report



Early Monday morning King Police officers were informed of a break-in into an outbuilding and stolen items on Gunnell Road in Stokes County. The suspected vehicle was a 2008 Honda Accord.

King Police officers spotted the vehicle on Payne Road and Highway 66 occupied by two black males and two white males wearing hoodies with hoods around their faces, according to a written press release from King Police Chief Paula May.

The suspect vehicle began driving erratically south on Highway 66, and King Police attempted to stop them. After the vehicle failed to stop, a chase ensued.

The vehicle stopped on Tuttle Road and the four occupants jumped and fled.

A K-9 track by King Police was initiated, and a perimeter established with the assistance of Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies.

The driver appeared to be a black male approximately 5’7” wearing a white shirt and tan pants. The front seat passenger appeared to be a black male, wearing a red shirt and black pants. The 2008 Honda Accord had been reported stolen in Winston Salem on Saturday, July 28. This vehicle was recovered and processed by King Police Department, as well as stolen tools from the earlier break-in.

The four suspects are still at large and believe to have been picked up in a red Honda or Acura. It was last seen traveling south on Jefferson Church Road at 6:02 a.m.

Anyone with information on these four suspects please contact King Police Department at 336-983-0886.

Staff Report

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