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Dougherty gang: Fugitive siblings are captured in Colorado

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The lookout for three Florida siblings has ended. The members of the Dougherty gang -- the target of a nationwide manhunt -- have been caught south of Pueblo, Colo., after their car apparently crashed during a chase with Colorado law enforcement.

The Colorado State Patrol public affairs office tweeted, ‘Short pursuit with 3 sibling fugitives from Florida ends in crash, three in custody.’

The siblings -- Lee Grace E. Dougherty, 29; her brother, Ryan, 21; and half-brother Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26 -- have been on the run since Aug. 2, when authorities said they shot out the tires on a Zephyrhills, Fla., police patrol car that tried to stop them for speeding. Police say the three robbed a bank in Georgia a few hours later.

On Tuesday, officials said, the siblings were recognized by employees at a Colorado Springs sporting goods store where they were purchasing camping supplies.

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Officials said the siblings were armed, although it is as yet unclear whether any shots were fired during the chase that led to their capture.

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-- Deborah Netburn


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