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APD calls off search for suspect at Dyess Air Force Base

The Abilene Police Department called off the search for the suspect involved in an incident at Dyess Air Force Base.
Credit: Madison Valdez

ABILENE, Texas — Air base authorities responded to an incident Wednesday afternoon at a base housing on Virginia Street.  The Abilene Police Department and Security Forces searched the Hampton Hills area for an armed individual who fled the base over a fence.

APD provided an update Wednesday evening informing that officers searched the area thoroughly and did not locate the suspect.  The search was called off, however a heavy police presence will remain through the evening.  

The suspect is described as a white male, with short brown hair, approximately 5'8", and was seen wearing a long sleeve black shirt with blue jeans. 

The APD is asking anyone who sees the suspect or has any information to call 673-8311 or 9-1-1.

Credit: Madison Valdez