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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - An Olmsted County deputy called to the scene of a reported theft ended up chasing a vehicle at speeds of more than 80 mph on a rural road.

The deputy was called to a site in the 6900 block of County Rd 139 around 9:00 am Sunday to check a report of a missing generator from a hunting cabin.

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As the deputy was approaching, a pickup without license plates drove away. The deputy chased the truck but broke off the pursuit due to high speeds. It's not known if the  driver of the truck stole the generator

The stolen generator was valued at $2,000.

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