(ELWOOD, Ks.)— The Elwood Police Department is searching for two men who ran from police after hitting a police car Friday morning.
According to officials, the chase started at 2 a.m. when a man driving a white truck refused to stop for police.
"This morning, one of our police officers attempted to stop a white truck in the city of Elwood," Chief of Police Larry Hunsaker said. "The suspect's vehicle got on 36 Highway at that time the officer followed the vehicle on 36 Highway, the vehicle turned and started going in the wrong lane, the Elwood officer turned into the median strip. While the officer was in the median, the vehicle came back across and rammed the Elwood officer."
Hunsaker said the officer was not injured in the pursuit.
Hunsaker added the chase continued into St. Joseph, where the suspects left the vehicle on foot.
As of Friday morning police are still searching for the two men.
If anybody has information about the suspects' whereabouts, call the Elwood Police Department.
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