Essex man wanted after police chase through Franklin County

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GEORGIA — A 26-year-old man from Essex is wanted following a police chase that started in Georgia today.

Police say they initiated a traffic stop on Route 7 at around 10:34 a.m.

The vehicle in question failed to yield for emergency lights and sirens and a brief pursuit ensued along Interstate 89 south.

Police say the pursuit was discontinued in Milton.

A short time later, police say Burlington and the Winooski Police Department members initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle in question in Winooski.

Police say a second brief pursuit ensued but was discontinued and the vehicle fled the scene.

Following an investigation, police say the driver was identified as Alexander Seagroves.

Police say Seagroves is still being sought in relation to this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Trooper Conte with the State Police at 802-524-5993.