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Laurel County Sheriff locates suspicious vehicle, including suspect

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Posted at 6:02 PM, Jan 08, 2023

UPDATE:
Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports that the suspicious vehicle, along with the suspect have been found and identified around 3:00 p.m. on Monday.

This comes after a complaint of the vehicle using emergency lighting to stop another vehicle over the weekend.

According to the Laurel County Sheriff, this is an ongoing investigation.

ORIGINAL:
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is warning the community in the southern Laurel area of a suspicious vehicle that has allegedly been stopping other vehicles.

According to deputy Allen Turner, the vehicle has installed blue flashing lights.

Officers warn citizens to not stop for this vehicle because the individual is not a police officer.

The car has been identified but they are still searching for a suspect, the motives have not yet been determined.

Officials ask that if you see the vehicle or have any information contact the Laurel County Sheriff's Office at 606-864-6600.