Manhunt Underway In Mulberry For Suspect Who Fled From Officers On Foot

Manhunt underway off of Old Wire Road in Mulberry.

MULBERRY, Ark. (KFSM) — Local authorities are searching for a man who fled from officers on foot in Mulberry following a traffic stop, according to Mulberry Mayor Gary Baxter.

Bill Sadler with Arkansas State Police says the suspect is a parolee who absconded.

The suspect is wearing a red sweater and carrying a black backpack and is presumed to be a Native American or Hispanic male, according to Baxter.

Officers have been searching in the area of Old Wire Road in Mulberry right off of Exit 24 on I-40.

Check back for updates to this story as more information is made available.

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