Highway 99 in Sutter County reopens after CHP pursues man who is possibly armed

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The Latest – Tuesday, Nov. 22:

1:40 p.m.

CHP Yuba-Sutter officers said that one person is in now custody.

1:17 p.m.

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office said Highway 99 has reopened.

Original story below.

SUTTER COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) – Highway 99 is closed in both directions near West Riego Road in Sutter County.

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office said its deputies are assisting California Highway Patrol with a “critical incident.”

The incident began as a pursuit of a stolen vehicle with a Yuba County Sheriff’s Office deputy, officials said.

The Yuba County Sheriff’s Office told FOX40 a man stated he was armed and threatened to shoot the deputies.

Civilians are advised to avoid the area at this time.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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