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Approximately 400 lbs. of marijuana seized following foot chase in Brewster Co.

Photo of the marijuana found inside the van. (Source: Brewster County Sheriff's Office/Facebook) Photo of the marijuana found inside the van. (Source: Brewster County Sheriff's Office/Facebook)
BREWSTER COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

Brewster County deputies made quite the discovery on Wednesday night.

We're told that south county deputies saw a white van while patrolling along FM 170, near Lajitas.

We're told deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled from them.

Following a brief pursuit, the suspects abandoned the vehicle near the Rio Grande, and fled on foot to Mexico.

Upon a search of the van, that's where authorities found approximately 400 pounds of marijuana.

We're told the case is still under investigation.

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