Multiple agencies involved in search in Troup area

Multiple agencies involved in search in Troup area

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Multiple agencies are involved in a search west of Troup following a pursuit.

Friday afternoon law enforcement officers with Troup Police Department, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Bullard Police Department, the Texas Game Wardens, and a Smith County constable’s office were seen on County Road 2144, just west of the city. An official said the scene remains active and Troup police are the lead on the search.

A Smith County official said the search began following a pursuit. Officials were looking for suspect Lyle Lee, accused of fleeing law enforcement and other charges.

RAW: Several agencies involved in Smith County search

A perimeter has been set up and multiple vehicles were seen leaving the scene, one towing a trailer.

According to the Troup Police Department, the suspect, Lee, stole a truck and a four-wheeler. He then fled from officers. Officials say he later stole another vehicle and weapons.

Lyle Lee (Source: Smith County Jail)
Lyle Lee (Source: Smith County Jail)

Troup police say they will release more information and a photo later in the evening.

KLTV has a crew at the scene and will provide details as they become available.

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