Police seeking information on stolen, burning car

Bartholomew County sheriff deputies have found a vehicle reported stolen out of Wabash that had been set on fire.

Tuesday night, deputies found the vehicle on fire on East County Road 900N, deputies said.

Two suspects, who fled on a red all-terrain vehicle, were pursued by sheriff’s department Capt. Christopher Roberts traveling south on County Road 800N until he lost sight of them in a wooded area.

Deputies brought out a police dog to track the suspects, but were unsuccessful, deputies said. The two people being sought were last seen in the area of Oak Manor near County Roads 650N and 50W.

The department is seeking any information about the individuals and the vehicle.

To provide information, call the sheriff’s department tip line at 812-379-1712 or Detective Christopher Roberts at 812-565-5924. You also can send an email to sheriff@bartholomew.in.gov.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at jmcclure@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5631.