UPDATED: Fargo Police call off search after responding to situation in South Fargo

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(Update: 4:45 a.m) -- The Fargo Police Department says they were unable to locate the suspect, and that the search has ended at this time.


(Fargo, ND) -- Fargo Police are currently on the scene of an active search in South Fargo.

According to a statement from Fargo Police Department social media, "at approximately 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, members of the Street Crime Unit recognized a Native American male in a vehicle who is known to have outstanding warrants. As officers attempted to make contact with the male, he exited the vehicle and fled on foot. At this time, FPD officers - including several K-9 units - are conducting a search on foot in the area of 13th Ave. S. to 5th Ave. S. and 14th St. S. to 18th St. S. The suspect was last seen wearing a maroon shirt and black shorts."

Residents are advised to remain inside their homes and avoid making contact with the individual. If a member of the public locates this individual, they should refrain from approaching or attempting to apprehend him. Members of the public are encouraged to call the Red River Regional Dispatch Center at 701.451.7660 and relay relevant information with accurate details. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting keyword FARGOPD and the tip to 847411.