JOPLIN, MO. — Authorities in Cherokee County began a pursuit of a stolen vehicle that ended in Jasper County near the chat piles on North Schifferdecker.

Joplin Police assisted in the chase and officers found the stolen vehicle, abandoned in J&D Offroad Park. Officials have launched a drone to try and locate the suspect.

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Digital News Reporter, Dustin Lattimer, was live from the scene on Facebook. His video can be found here.

This is a developing story and we will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.