Tipp police search for theft suspect

TIPP CITY — A theft suspect is still at large after fleeing a traffic stop in Tipp City.

According to the Tipp City Police Department’s Facebook page, a white male wearing a red hoodie and blue jeans fled a traffic stop on I-75 Tuesday afternoon.

The department set up a perimeter near the Deer Cliff neighborhood and alerted the school district not to drop off students in or near that area.

The perimeter was lifted around 3 p.m. and busing resumed as usual. The suspect is still at large.

Police are asking residents to stay vigilant and call 911 if they see anything suspicious. They are advising residents in that area to stay indoors and lock doors.