Moorhead Police Searching For Man Who Stole Vehicle and Gun
The police department says around 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to Snarr Hall on Minnesota State University Moorhead's campus for a report of a stolen vehicle.
Moorhead, MN (KFGO) – Moorhead police are searching for a man who stole a vehicle and a gun Tuesday night. The vehicle has been recovered.
The police department says around 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to Snarr Hall on Minnesota State University Moorhead’s campus for a report of a stolen vehicle.
While officers were taking the report, another officer located the stolen vehicle.
The driver attempted to flee but lost control of the vehicle while entering a parking lot.
The driver then fled the vehicle, which then rolled into a tree behind an apartment area in the 900 Block of 18th Street South.
The suspect fled on foot, running northeast.
The owner of the vehicle told officers he had a loaded, uncased 9mm handgun in the vehicle. The gun has not been located.
The suspect is described as a white male who was last seen wearing a black jacket with a blue hooded sweatshirt.
MSUM and Concordia College were notified of the situation.
If you have any information involving the case, you are asked to contact Red River Dispatch at 701-451-7660 and ask to speak with the on-duty Moorhead supervisor.