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Man arrested after police search in San Luis Obispo

Posted at 5:53 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-29 01:45:51-04

UPDATE (6:08 p.m.) – Police say a man considered a “parolee-at-large” was arrested Friday evening in San Luis Obispo.

An officer reportedly spotted the man in an area near the Madonna Rd. and Highway 101 interchange but he ran away when the officer tried to approach him.

Police set up a perimeter in the nearby creek area, and with the help of a helicopter, the man was located and taken into custody.

Police say the man was in possession of a dagger.

No other details were immediately available.


(5:53 p.m.) – Police were searching an area near Madonna Rd. and Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo for a wanted subject early Friday evening.

Officers from multiple agencies were on the scene and a helicopter was assisting in the search.

Police have not released any details about the person they are looking for.

KSBY News has a crew at the scene. This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.

Multiple law enforcement officials were on the scene of a search Friday evening in San Luis Obispo. (KSBY photo)