CENTERVILLE — Law enforcement are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver of a Tuesday morning pursuit.
At approximately 6:33 a.m. Tuesday, an Appanoose County Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on South Main Street in Centerville that was reported stolen from Ottumwa.
The driver drove away from the deputy, beginning a short pursuit onto the Centerville Square and then westbound on Washington Street in Centerville. The stolen vehicle continued westbound on Highway 2 from Washington Street. The deputy ended the chase due to concerns about safety, according to a press release from the Appanoose County Sheriff's Office.
The driver of the stolen vehicle is described as a white male, clean-shaven, wearing a long sleeve shirt and a white ball cap on backward.
A video of the pursuit and images of the driver there were captured from a local business were released by law enforcement.
Anyone identifying the individual should contact the Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office at 641-437-7100.