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Pursuit Starting In Hopkins County Ending At Royse City Wal-Mart Leads To The Arrest Of One

Press Release From Royse City P.D:

On August 15, 2019 at approximately 10:15 A.M., a Cumby Police Officer was physically assaulted and the suspect fled in a vehicle westbound I-30.

The suspect in an attempt to elude police wrecked his vehicle in the area of I-30 and Erby Campbell Blvd. The suspect fled on foot to Walmart. Information obtained from the Cumby officer indicated that the suspect was armed with a pistol.

Royse City, Rockwall County Sheriff Deputies, along with DPS Troopers set up a perimeter. Walmart employees and citizens were evacuated from the store. A search of the facility along with the assistance of a Police K-9 found the suspect hiding inside.

The suspect was taken into custody and no citizens or law enforcement were injured. Thank you everyone for your cooperation during this chaotic situation. The public’s safety is always paramount.

Royse City Fire Investigating A Possible Electrical Fire At Royse City High School #Breaking

Per Royse City ISD, around 3:00pm they evacuated the High School due to a possible electrical fire. Royse City fire has made scene, bringing in mutual aid from Hunt County. At this time flames have not been scene, only heavy smoke in the building.

As of 15:35 Royse City fire has disregarded all incoming Hunt County fire units stating, this was a HVAC issue and fire has been put out.