Staff Report Thursday Aug 15, 2019 at 4:05 PM Aug 15, 2019 at 4:2
UPDATE: North Port Police have identified the individual they are looking for.
The North Port Police Department is warning residents that there will be a high police presence in the South Cranberry Lane and Spice Lane area, because “a wanted individual has fled on foot,” according to a Facebook post.
According to the post, the North Port Police have established a perimeter and they are not allowing children at Cranberry Elementary School to walk or ride home alone. Parent pick-up and busses are expected to proceed as normal.
They also ask nearby residents to “please lock your doors and stay inside your residence until we give the all clear.”
UPDATE: The North Port Police have identified Robert Steven Harrelson, 41, as the individual they are looking for. According to police, he is “wanted on multiple felonies for drugs and weapons.”
This story is developing.