Manhunt continues in Robinson

Jason Shadle / Provided Photo
Jason Shadle / Provided Photo

ROBINSON, Ill. (WTHI) – Police continue their search for a man who led them on a man hunt.

At around 8 a.m. Monday, Robinson police attempted to pull over a man suspected of driving drunk.    The pursuit lasted roughly ten minutes, but when the suspect abandoned his vehicle, the chase turned into a six hour man hunt.

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Police stated Jason Shadlee of Flora, Ill. is the suspected drunk driver. Officials combed a wooded area and set up a perimeter in that area.

But after six hours, the K-9 units lost the scent without finding any trails of the driver.

Robinson Police stated anyone living within the area should remain alert. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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