Two people are behind bars after an afternoon pursuit in West Hattiesburg. According to Hattiesburg Police PIO Latosha Myers Mitchell, a wanted suspect was spotted by authorities and attempted to elude police. The vehicle was involved in a traffic accident in the east bound lanes of U.S. 98 around 5:30 p.m. MDOT had reported a crash near Gravel Pit Road in Lamar County.Detectives are working to obtain a warrant to search the vehicle as a part of the ongoing investigation, according to Hattiesburg Police. The names of the two suspects and their charges will be released later and the investigation is ongoing.
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