DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police are actively tracking a suspect who reportedly rammed into a Southfield police cruiser.
Officers are heavily armed and are currently tracking the suspect through Detroit's Rosedale Park. Michigan State Police have brought in a tracking dog, according to 7 Action News reporter Simon Shaykhet.
SOURCE: As police track the wanted suspect thru Detroit’s Rosedale Park, sources are saying the person they’re looking for may have RAMMED into a Southfield police cruiser. Officers in this area are heavily ARMED & MSP have brought in a tracking dog. @wxyzdetroit #12PM pic.twitter.com/CCkNWVT76k— Simon Shaykhet WXYZ (@simonshaykhet) August 21, 2019
No official updates have been given yet, but people are being urged to avoid the area for their own safety.
BREAKING: @detroitpolice are assisting Southfield Police with their search. People are being urged to AVOID the area for their own SAFETY. Police aren’t saying what the suspect is wanted for at this point. @wxyzdetroit #12PM pic.twitter.com/vHBK37ErXe— Simon Shaykhet WXYZ (@simonshaykhet) August 21, 2019
An SUV with damage on its side was reportedly involved in the incident.
BREAKING: Officers have been tracking a suspect they say is at large in Rosedale Park. This SUV with damage to its side appears to have been involved in the incident. Sources say suspect could be wanted for felonious assault. @wxyzdetroit #12PM pic.twitter.com/koLr2mTRy1— Simon Shaykhet WXYZ (@simonshaykhet) August 21, 2019