Police: Truck Takes Off Toward Texarkana After Alleged Attempt at ATM Appropriation

On December 17, 2021 at approximately 4:45 a.m., officers of the Hope Police
Department were alerted that four individuals were actively attempting to break into an
ATM machine located at Bank OZK at 6th and Main Street in Hope, Arkansas.

Officers located the suspect vehicle, a flatbed truck dragging a chain behind it, fleeing
the area. A vehicle pursuit ensued which led HPD officers westbound on Interstate 30
toward Texarkana, Arkansas.

Miller County Sherriff’s Office, Texarkana Police
Department, and Arkansas State Police were advised of and joined the pursuit as
officers entered Texarkana, Arkansas. Arkansas State Police took over the pursuit and
was able to get the vehicle stopped in the area of South Lake Drive in Texarkana,

Two occupants fled on foot. Texarkana Arkansas Police Department K9 Unit
responded to the scene and located one of the occupants and took him into custody.
This investigation is still ongoing.

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