The Gunnison Police Department has issued the below safety alert:
At approximately 1:45 a.m., the Chaffee County Sheriff's Department was pursuing a stolen vehicle out of their jurisdiction.
The vehicle was occupied by two males, possibly juveniles. The pursuit ended as the traveled into Gunnison County.
Officers with the Gunnison Police Department observed the vehicle coming into the city of Gunnison. The vehicle later left Gunnison traveling eastbound.
The stolen vehicle was abandoned in the area of Parlin.
At this time there are two male occupants at large, possibly armed with unknown weapons.
Please do not pick up any hitch-hikers at this time either east or west of Parlin and Gunnison.
Contact the Gunnison Police Department or Gunnison Sheriffs Department if you have any information. 970-641-8200 Ex. #1.