UPDATE: LeFlore County Manhunt Called Off, Sheriff Believes Robbery Suspect Is On Foot
LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) — Update: Sheriff Rob Seale has told 5NEWS that robbery suspect Tyler Dunigan is believed to be on foot in the area between Cameron and the Oklahoma-Arkansas state line.
Seale said that a K9 officer lost scent of the suspect Thursday afternoon.
A manhunt is underway in LeFlore County for a Sebastian County robbery suspect, according to the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Department.
According to release from the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office, Tyler Dunigan, 25, is described as 6 feet tall, 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was labeled “armed and dangerous.”
Officers are searching for Dunigan in LeFlore County between Cameron and the state line.
Dunigan is a suspect in a Sebastian County robbery that occurred on Tuesday morning (March 29), when he appeared at a resident’s home near the 7700 block of West Highway 252.
Since the victim knew Dunigan, she allowed him in her residence. Dunigan then signaled for the other male subject to come inside and they taped the victim to a chair. Dunigan and the other male subject went to a gun cabinet in the home and took the rifles and left, the release stated.
A caller reported that she had been taped to a chair by a male subject that she knew. The known subject and two other individuals, a male and a female, took four firearms from the residence. They left in a dark gray or blue pickup truck heading west on Highway 252 toward Slaytonville, according to the release.
The victim said she had her 4-year-old son with her at the time of the robbery. The victim did not know the two other individuals that were involved.
No one was injured in the robbery.