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March 29, 2013

Two arrested in police chase

NEW CASTLE — Two people were arrested and weapons seized following a police chase in Shenango Township Thursday.

Details were sketchy at press time, but the incident concluded around 5 p.m. along Shepherd Lane, which is located off Old Butler Road.

Initial reports involved a vehicle at a motel on Route 422 where weapons were said to be present. Police responded and gave pursuit as the vehicle left the area.

Shenango Township and other police departments responded. When the vehicle turned onto Shepherd Lane, scanner reports said it traveled into yards and the occupants fled on foot. Police gave pursuit and reported taking one male and one female into custody.

No shots were fired or injuries reported. However, officers said several weapons were recovered at the scene.

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