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UPDATE: Two suspects sought following chase north of Cedar Falls Thursday evening

UPDATE (11:15 p.m.):

Cedar Falls authorities have released more information on Thursday night's heavy police presence.

According to authorities, a traffic stop was initiated in the 5000 block of Waverly Road at approximately 5:40 p.m. This, after a truck was suspected stolen during a burglary in Urbana earlier in the day.

After a short pursuit, the vehicle was abandoned near Maverick Avenue in Cedar Falls. A male suspect and a female suspect went into nearby woods.

Authorities did a K9 and drone search of the area but are still looking for the two suspects. They are described as:

  • White male last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and jeans, with very short light hair, approximately late 40's.
  • A female last seen wearing a white shirt and jeans. Blonde hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Black Hawk County Consolidated Dispatch.


Original story (9:20 p.m.):

(KWWL) - There was a heavy police presence Thursday evening north of Cedar Falls.

Multiple police cruisers were on the scene near East Lone Tree Road about 7:30 p.m.

The KWWL crew on scene reports drones were being used for a time but no information has been provided by authorities.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as we learn more.

Abby Turpin

Evening Anchor

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