Suspect Wanted in Pursuit

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The Roseville Police Department needs your help locating a suspect that led police on a pursuit Friday night.

It took place just before midnight when the Roseville Police Department was dispatched to Higgins Lumber Yard to assist the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office on a suspicious vehicle report.

Upon arrival the vehicle fled and a pursuit was initiated. Roseville Police were joined by the Perry County Sheriff’s Office and Crooksville Police. The pursuit on State Route 93 reached speeds of 68mph. It ended in Moxahala when the suspect stopped and fled on foot.

It was revealed the vehicle was stolen out of Columbus on December 14. Police said during a search of the vehicle they found drug paraphernalia and a handgun inside a backpack. The suspect remains at large.

The suspect is described as being between the age of 20-30. If anyone has any information contact the Roseville Police Department at (740) 476-2595.

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Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.