The Sallisaw Police Dept., Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office and Vian Police Dept. are currently searching for an individual suspected of being involved in a shoplifting incident in Sallisaw. According to reports, an unnamed Sallisaw business was hit by shoplifters who fled while being chased by authorities. The three suspects left Sallisaw heading toward Vian driving a gold Dodge Neon on Interstate 40. After exiting at the Dwight Mission exit they reportedly drove west on Hwy 64 until reaching the bridge construction area. Two of the three were apprehended while the third suspect fled on foot heading toward Vian. Sources have stated that a K-9 unit is being called in to help in the search for the suspects. According to Sheriff Ron Lockhart the suspect that they are looking for is a male and is believed to be in the area east of Vian.
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