Lufkin Police Actively Searching for Suspect Near Pershing Avenue
In a statement that was released around 10 pm tonight, Lufkin Police are asking people who live around McGregor Drive (off Pershing) to keep an eye out for a black female wearing beige or white clothing, carrying a black bag. She fled south on McGregor Drive on foot after ditching a stolen Buick sedan in the middle of the street at the intersection of Camp Street around 8:35 p.m.
The car was reported stolen from Helen Street.
Diboll Police Department initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle after clocking it at 100 mph on U.S. 59 south. The woman refused to stop and continued south into Lufkin. Lufkin PD joined the chase near the Naranjo Museum around 8:20 p.m. The suspect turned onto Southwood Drive and continued on inside Loop 287.
The woman eventually turned onto Camp Street before ditching the vehicle on McGregor.
She remains at large.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Department at 936-633-0356.