HAPPENING NOW: Multi-agency pursuit underway following traffic stop

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UPDATE:

Harrison is now in custody.

ORIGINAL:

HOLMES COUNTY, Fl. (WDHN) — Several sheriff’s deputies are in pursuit of a man on foot following a chase that led police through four counties.

Sheriff’s deputies with Holmes and Walton County, Florida and Geneva, Covington County, and Alabama Sheriff’s Offices are currently searching for WM Harrison, Jr. after he gave a false name during a traffic stop on Johnson Lake Road in Holmes County.

After giving a false identity, Harrison led police on a chase through Holmes, Walton, Geneva, and Covington Counties before he returned to Walton County, abandoned his vehicle, and fled on foot.

Harrison has multiple warrants out of Holmes County and Georgia.

K-9 tracking teams from Holmes and Walton CI were dispatched and are now on scene.

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