Canyon police: 2 suspects in manhunt believed to be no longer in the area

VIDEO: Canyon police: 2 suspects in manhunt believed to be no longer in the area

RANDALL COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - Canyon police say they believe the two people on the run after a police chase in Randall County are no longer in the area.

Around 10:30 a.m., a Canyon officer identified a vehicle at the Canyon Walmart that had been reported stolen from El Paso. The officer tried to stop the car and a chase began.

Witnesses say they saw two people get out of the car around McCormick and South Western Street and run away.

A third person is in custody.

A manhunt began, and Canyon police, Randall County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Texas DPS troopers were searching for the two individuals.

The TDCJ Clements Unit blood hounds lost the trail at a home nearby, and police believe the suspects were picked up by a car and are no longer in the area.

The investigation will continue.

UPDATE: after TDCJ hounds lost the scent, the manhunt was called off. Individuals are no longer believed to be in the...

Posted by Randall County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, April 8, 2021

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