Morgan County Sheriff’s Office conducting manhunt

Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 1:36 PM CDT
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MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has said a manhunt is underway in Morgan County.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies and officers with the Falkville Police Department were assisting the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office with a pursuit on I-65 in Cullman County at 11:35 a.m. The vehicle failed to stop when deputies attempted a traffic stop but eventually stopped near exit 319 in Falkville and the individual ran into a wooded area between I-65 and Douglas Rd. and Piney Grove Rd.

The sheriff’s office said any homeowners in the area should keep their doors locked. While the office doesn’t believe you could be in danger, they don’t know what this person is capable of.

Authorities say the person is a Black male wearing a white shirt and black pants. If anyone in the area has information they are encouraged to contact the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 350-4613.

[5:00pm Update] Search has transitioned to a rolling perimeter, with additional patrols in the area. Residents in the...

Posted by Morgan County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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