KSP Cruiser is stolen and man is arrested

A state police cruiser is stolen and a Breathitt County man is behind bars.

Kentucky State Police say they were responding to an assault report when a trooper had to chase the suspect on foot.

During the chase police say the suspect’s brother, Justin Taulbee, got in the cruiser and took off.

Police found the cruiser abandoned just across the county line in Lee County.

Justin Taulbee was arrested later and charged with fleeing and evading and theft of a car.

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