Suspect in custody following manhunt


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Officers from Tipp City, Miami County, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with an OSP K-9 unit search a wooded are in Deer Cliff Village for a suspect from a theft that fled from a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect, who was wearing blue jeans and a red hoodie was not located. Residents were advised to stay in their homes with doors locked and Tipp City Schools were advised to delay dropping students in the area until the all-clear was given at round 3:30 p.m.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Officers from Tipp City, Miami County, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with an OSP K-9 unit search a wooded are in Deer Cliff Village for a suspect from a theft that fled from a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect, who was wearing blue jeans and a red hoodie was not located. Residents were advised to stay in their homes with doors locked and Tipp City Schools were advised to delay dropping students in the area until the all-clear was given at round 3:30 p.m.


TIPP CITY — A theft suspect who fled from a traffic stop near Tipp City, leading to a large manhunt, was caught Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect, whose name has not been released, fled on foot near I-75 and Ginghamsburg Road around 1:45 p.m. He was taken into custody around 4:15 p.m. after residents reported seeing a person matching the suspect’s description was spotted walking on Winding Way.

He was spotted early-on by officers but managed to enter a large wooded area in the vicinity of Deer Cliff Village.

In addition to Tipp City police, Miami County Sheriff’s Deputies, Butler Township and Vandalia Police, along with Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, including a K-9, set up a perimeter and searched an area from Tipp-Cowlesville Road to County Road 25-A.

Tipp City Schools were advised to delay dropping students who lived near the area until an all-clear was given and residents were told to stay indoors with doors locked.

The perimeter had been lifted when, around 4 p.m., several residents called Miami County 911 to report seeing the suspect walking in the area of Winding Way. A new perimeter was quickly established and officers began a foot pursuit.

We will provide additional details as they become available.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Officers from Tipp City, Miami County, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with an OSP K-9 unit search a wooded are in Deer Cliff Village for a suspect from a theft that fled from a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect, who was wearing blue jeans and a red hoodie was not located. Residents were advised to stay in their homes with doors locked and Tipp City Schools were advised to delay dropping students in the area until the all-clear was given at round 3:30 p.m.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2016/12/web1_120616mju_tipp_manhunt1-2.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Officers from Tipp City, Miami County, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with an OSP K-9 unit search a wooded are in Deer Cliff Village for a suspect from a theft that fled from a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect, who was wearing blue jeans and a red hoodie was not located. Residents were advised to stay in their homes with doors locked and Tipp City Schools were advised to delay dropping students in the area until the all-clear was given at round 3:30 p.m.

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