UPDATE: ‘No threat to public’; Pine Island High School Entered Lockdown
(ABC 6 News) – In a press release issued Friday evening, the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office has alerted the public that the law enforcement search for a wanted individual has been concluded.
According to the release, officials say that the suspect is known to law enforcement and there is no threat to the public.
However, officials would not confirm or deny if that suspect was in custody at this time.
More information is expected to be released ‘soon’, according to law enforcement.
Deputies received a report of a possible domestic assault situation at a home on 2nd Ave. SE in Pine Island.
Once a deputy arrived on the scene, the male suspect fled on foot. In the process, the deputy suffered non-life threatening injuries that did not require immediate medical attention.
CodeRED subscribers in the Pine Island area received the following information: “Goodhue County Sheriff: Law enforcement in the south, southwest, and southeast area of the City of Pine Island searching for a domestic assault suspect. There is no belief the male is a danger to the general public. Suspect is male, wearing grey hooded sweatshirt, black sweat pants, 6’1″ approximately 175lbs. If located call 911. Please avoid area for law enforcement.”
The Zumbrota Police Dept., Minn. State Patrol, Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office and K9, and Rochester Police Dept. also assisted at the scene.
Drones from the GCSO and RPD were used.
(ABC 6 News) – According to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office, Pine Island High School entered a lockdown this afternoon.
According to a statement from Pine Island High School, the Goodhue County Sheriff’s office is working to apprehend a possible suspect who fled officers in south Pine Island.
Preliminary reports state a deputy was injured in pursuit of the possible suspect, but Goodhue County has not confirmed this.
The school also states that there is no known threat to the schools or the public at this time, but asks students to be accompanied by an adult when leaving the campus.
The school lifted the lockdown at 4:53 p.m. While the school remained in lockdown, they requested that students be picked up by an adult, according to a statement from Pine Island High.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.