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Deputies searching for man who jumped 'like a deer' out of stolen Lexus following chase

Posted 2:28 p.m. Wednesday

— Officials in Franklin County are searching for a man who jumped from a car and ran during a police pursuit Wednesday morning.

A Lexus reported stolen from the West County Volvo Dealership on Manchester Road earlier in the morning was seen driving along the service road near West Springfield around 8 a.m. An official in an unmarked police vehicle spotted the stolen vehicle and started following it.

During the pursuit, the driver flipped the car and then jumped out of it "like a deer" and took off, Franklin County Sheriff's officials said.

Detectives from Manchester are en route to Franklin County to gather more details regarding the incident.

No other details have been released.

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