Tip leads officers to man wanted for vehicle pursuit

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. -- An anonymous tip led the Fugitive Apprehension Street Team from La Porte to the location of a man wanted in connection with a police purist on October 21, according to the La Porte County Sheriff's Office.

Travis Hatchel, 33, was arrested at a mobile home community on S. Mayflower Road in South Bend on Wednesday.

Hatchel is accused of being a passenger in a vehicle that led police on an hour long pursuit throughout La Porte County.

The driver in the incident was taken into custody after the pursuit ended, deputies said.

Hatchel was wanted by the La Porte County Sheriff's Office and the La Porte County Sheriff's Office in addition to being wanted for the pursuit, deputies said.

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