AUTHORITIES URGE RESIDENTS TO BE ON LOOKOUT FOR MAN WHO FLED FROM REPORTED ASSAULT

An area law-enforcement agency is urging residents to be on the lookout for a man who allegedly fled from a reported assault on Sunday, December 1.

According to the Cooper County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 4:45 p.m., deputies responded to an address on Cave Creek Road near Prairie Home to investigate a report of an assault.

During the course of the investigation, a male subject reportedly fled from the residence. The Sheriff’s K-9 unit has been deployed, along with other deputies to assist in the search.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting residents in the area of Highway 87, Cave Creek Road and Dishion Lane to lock their houses and secure their vehicles.

The subject of the search is a white male, who is approximately 40 years old, last seen wearing a tan jacket and dark pants.

If anyone sees a man matching this description, you are urged to call dispatch at (660) 882-2610 or dial 9-1-1.