Tulia suspect on the loose

Tulia, TX - The Swisher County Sheriff's Office says a fugitive from Hale County may be in the Amarillo area.

They say Wednesday afternoon they were involved in a search for a suspect or suspects who reportedly stole multiple vehicles.

DPS helicopters, horses with the Department of Corrections and track dogs assisted in the search.

The search did not yield results as of 8:00 AM, but witnesses say the suspects asked directions to Amarillo.

The sheriff reminds residents to keep doors locked and to remove keys from vehicles.