EMPORIUM — An arrest warrant has been issued for an Emporium who is accused of fleeing from state police early Friday morning.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ethan Vislay, 21, of Emporium, is asked to contact police.

According to Emporium-based state police, at 1:57 a.m. Friday on Route 120 in Shippen Township, troopers tried to pull over a 2014 Chevrolet Sonic driven by Vislay for traffic violations. Vislay failed to comply, instead leading troopers on a vehicle chase, then a foot pursuit.

The following charges have been filed against Vislay in the office of District Judge Barry Brown: two counts of fleeing or attempting to elude an officer, third-degree felonies; and one count of resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor.

Vislay also faces these summary charges: driving while operator privileges suspended or revoked, reckless driving, careless driving, exceeding 55 mph other location by 34 mph and three counts of turning movements and required signals.

There was no indication that he was arrested as of press time Sunday.

A felony warrant is issued for him, and anyone with information can reach Emporium-based state police at 814-468-3321, or they can contact their local law enforcement agency.

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