Authorities: One apprehended, another on the loose after fleeing Perry Co. deputies


PERRY COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – Deputies with the Perry County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a white man they say took off on foot following a traffic stop around 3 p.m. near Scout Road and the Girl Scout Camp.

Deputies said one suspect was taken into custody just before 7 p.m., but they are still searching for another man.

Indiana State Police in Jasper confirm “multiple units” are assisting Perry County deputies in searching for the possibly armed subject.

ISP Sgt. David Henderson said the man authorities are looking for is wanted, but possible charges were not immediately available.

Authorities say the man as wearing blue jeans, a white ball cap, and a green or grey jacket with a hood.

State Troopers say the man could be armed, so do not approach him. If you see him, you are asked to call 911 immediately.

(This story was originally published on February 21, 2021)

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