UPDATE: Search continues for fleeing motorist near Page, Code Red issued


12:27 A.M. UPDATE: Sheriff Jesse Jahner tells WZFG Radio, in an update, that the individual that fled from the West Fargo Police Department, still has not been found by authorities. The investigation continues, Jahner says.

11:24 P.M. UPDATE: Sheriff Jesse Jahner tells WZFG Radio that the search continues for a motorcycle that fled from the West Fargo Police Department earlier this evening. Jahner says that Cass County Deputies spotted the motorcycle, attempted to stop it, at which time the motorcycle fled. He says speeds were reaching 70 miles per hour during the chase.

Jahner says Deputies lost the motorcycle in the Page area, which is where a perimeter has been set up.

He also says a Code Red has been issued for the Page area, as a precautionary measure, as the motorcyclist may go to a home to ask for help or for a ride. There is no apparent indication that the public is in danger.

Jahner also says he has notified sheriff's offices in Barnes, Steele and Traill counties, in the event the suspect has fled Cass County.

ORIGINAL STORY: Cass County Sheriff’s Deputies are currently searching for a motorist who fled from an attempted traffic stop this evening.

At approximately 9:20 p.m., Cass County Deputies attempted to stop a motorcyclist on Interstate 94 near Mapleton.

The motorist had fled from the West Fargo Police Department minutes earlier. The pursuit continued through Cass County and deputies ultimately lost sight of the individual near Page. Deputies have established a perimeter in the area and a code red was issued to area residents as a precaution.

This is a developing breaking news story. Stay tuned to AM 1100 The Flag WZFG and am1100theflag.com for updates on this breaking news story.