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Cattaraugus County man arrested in Bradford, PA following Shelter in Place

LIMESTONE, N.Y. (WIVB) - UPDATE # 2 (10:45pm on 12/2/2018)

Bradford, PA Police said the suspect who was the cause of a Shelter in Place in Cattaraugus County has been caught. 

Police told News 4 that Brett Bunker of Cattaraugus County was caught after trying to flee from police on East Main Street in the City of Bradford around 8 p.m. on Sunday night.  

He was charged with being a fugitive of justice. 

Bunker has been arraigned and remanded to McKean County Jail. 

UPDATE #1 (6:30pm on 12/2/2018)

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office said the Shelter in Place has been lifted for Limestone.

According to a Facebook post by the Sheriff's Office, the NY State Police said it is safe for residents in the Limestone area to leave their homes and continue normal activities.

They said it has been determined the subject is no longer in the area.

ORIGINAL (4pm on 12/2/2018)

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office has issued a shelter-in-place for residents of the Limestone/Carrollton area. 

In a Facebook post, the Sheriff's Office said they are attempting to locate a white man who was last seen wearing a gray shirt in the area of Paton Dr., Church St, and Main St. 

He is 6'9" and 192 pounds with shaved dark hair, according to the Sheriff's Office. 

The suspect was last seen in possession of a long gun. 

The Sheriff's Office said that if the man is spotted that he should not be approached. 

Anyone with information of his whereabouts are asked to call 9-1-1.


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