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2 arrested in Marion after assault, police chase

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MARION (KWWL) -

Two men are in jail following an assault and police chase in Marion Thursday.

Dustin Whitford and Lonn Whitford were arrested after the incident early Thursday morning.

Marion police say they believe Dustin Whitford assaulted someone and showed a handgun.

When police found the vehicle matching a witness description, police say Dustin sped away with police chasing behind him and eventually he got out and ran.

Dustin faces charges for assault while displaying a weapon, eluding, reckless driving, driving while license under suspension, drug possession, possession of ephedrine products and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lonn Whitford was charged with harassment.

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