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Police Involved In High Speed Chase Tuesday

A high speed chase ended in Taylorville with two suspects getting away. According to police, officers were called to CVS in Hillsboro to investigate a fraudulent prescription on Tuesday afternoon. When police arrived a suspect fled the scene and got into a black Honda with another person.  Two Hillsboro police squad vehicles chased after the Honda before the Honda turned around in a dead end street and drove directly at the police.  


Police continued to follow the vehicle through Hillsboro and onto Route 48 in Christian County, passing through Morrisonville, Palmer, and into Taylorville. The pursuit ended as it neared Taylorville due to increased traffic. 


The vehicle in question is a black 2015 Honda with Illinois License Plates Y732876 and police say the driver is described as a Black male with dreadlocks and the passenger is a thin Black male.  If you have any information on the incident in question, call the Hillsboro Police Department at 217-532-6120. 

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