KALISPELL — Two people were arrested following an early Wednesday morning pursuit in northwest Montana.
According to the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 1 a.m., deputies assisted law enforcement from Lake County with a vehicle pursuit on Highway 35.
The incident began when law enforcement attempted to stop the driver of a car that had been stolen in Polson.
The driver refused to stop and was pursued north of Montana Highway 35 into Flathead County.
A Flathead County deputy used stop sticks that disabled the car at the intersection of Highway 35 and Highway 83 intersection in Bigfork.
A male passenger and female driver fled briefly on foot but were quickly arrested by Flathead County deputies, according to a news release.
The suspects were turned over to Lake County authorities.