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UPDATE: Man potentially armed with knife believed to have left area; remains at large, police say

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The Porter County Sheriff's Department

SOUTH HAVEN —  A man, who was said to possibly be armed with a knife, remains at large and is believed to have left the area following a search in South Haven. 

The suspect fled on foot early Wednesday following a domestic disturbance in the 700 block of Imperial Road, police said. 

The man, who has not been identified, was not found and police believe he likely left the area as of Wednesday afternoon, said Porter County Sheriff's Cpl. Ben McFalls. 

He is described by police as a white male, approximately 6 feet 1 inches in height, weighing 150 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, black baseball hat and blue or gray sweatpants, police said. He was carrying a black suitcase.

Anyone who saw the suspect was encouraged to call 911 and advised to not approach the man, according to police.

The investigation continues by authorities, and police said no other information is available at this time. 


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Porter/LaPorte County Courts and Social Justice Reporter

Bob is a 23-year veteran of The Times. He covers county government and courts in Porter County, federal courts, police news and regional issues. He also created the Vegan in the Region blog, is an Indiana University grad and lifelong region resident.

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