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Police search for knife-wielding suspect

Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
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PORTAGE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police are searching for a man who threatened someone with a knife and ran away from officers.

It happened on Falcon Court in the Milham Meadows Apartments around 3 a.m. Saturday.

Police say they attempted to take the man into custody after he made contact with a person who walked into the apartments with a double edged knife.
He fled and officers chased after him.

After a search with multiple officers and a tracking dog, they were unable to catch him.

The suspect is described as a blake male, around 19 years old. He's about 5'7", 120 lbs.

He was wearing a silver jacket, red T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage Department of Public Safety or Silent Observer.

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