MOUNT CARMEL - Police are searching for a reported stolen SUV whose occupants are said to be a man, his girlfriend and a child.

One unconfirmed report is that the child is 9 months old.

The pursuit apparently started as early as 3 a.m. and has included travel on back roads in the Mount Carmel-Wilburton areas.

Those traveling in the area with SUVs were being stopped by police early this morning.

Further details will be reported here and in Thursday's print, online and digital editions of The News-Item.