UPDATE 4:33 p.m.: The suspect is no longer considered armed and dangerous, but is still at large. If you see any suspicious activity or people, alert your local authorities.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Maries County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents in Meta to keep their vehicles and homes locked after a high-speed chase overnight.
The sheriff’s office posted an update on Facebook that the chase happened around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.
According to the post, deputies were involved in a high-speed chase that started in Maries County, before going through Osage and Cole counties.
Deputies said the suspect tried to brake-check the pursuing deputy and drove more than 100 miles per hour.
The suspect eventually crashed in a resident’s yard on 5th Street in Meta and was able to run off, despite deputies efforts to find him.
Meta is in Osage County.
Authorities said they found a gun, stolen property and ammunition inside the suspect’s vehicle.
They said the suspect is a white male with short dark hair, about 5’11 and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt and blue jeans.