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      Maries County Sheriff warns of suspect on the run

      The sheriff's office says Eaton had a bullet-proof vest and has asked a local resident for help escaping the area.

      Update: Maries County sheriff's deputies captured Eaton shortly before 10:00 Sunday night.

      The Maries County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be aware of a suspect considered armed and dangerous on the run.

      A post on the sheriff's office's Facebook page says 45-year-old Jeffery Lloyd Eaton, of Cuba, led deputies on a high-speed chase on Highway AA near Vienna Saturday night.

      The sheriff's office says Eaton had a bullet-proof vest and has asked a local resident for help escaping the area.

      Authorities warn not to stop to offer any rides to strangers and to report any suspicious activity.