4 in custody after pursuit involving Izard County Sheriff’s Office

Four individuals were taken into custody Saturday in connection with a pursuit that included several agencies. The Independence County Sheriff’s Department reported on Facebook it was assisted by the Izard County Sheriff’s Office and the Batesville Police Department.

Authorities pursued the suspects in a pickup truck in a multi-county pursuit, and all four individuals were reportedly apprehended after a short foot pursuit and K9 assistance for the fourth individual. According to Jonesboro television station KAIT, Izard County dispatch said Friday authorities were searching for the fourth suspect in the Melbourne area.

The suspects’ names have not been released.

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