Deputies: Man in custody after stealing Madison police cruiser

JULIAN, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — One person is in custody after Boone County deputies said he stole a Madison Police Department cruiser and led police on a pursuit Sunday night.

Boone County deputies said a man stole the cruiser just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday and led police on a chase that ended on U.S. 119 near Waterways in Julian.

The pursuit ended at around 8:40 p.m. Sunday and the man was taken into custody.

Deputies are currently searching for a second suspect.

At this time, no other information has been released.

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