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Authorities searching Bushnell area for man who may be armed

County Roads 48 and 317 searched with helicopter, bloodhounds

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SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – The Sumter County Sheriff's Office said it is searching for a suspect who may be armed in the area of County Roads 48 and 317 in Bushnell.

Deputies said they are searching with a helicopter and bloodhounds for a white man who is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 190 pounds. He has a stocky build, and is blond and clean-shaven.

Deputies said the man was last seen wearing blue shorts, a black shirt, brown work boots and a blue baseball cap.

Anyone who sees the man is urged not to approach him but to call 911.

No information was given on what crime the man is suspected in.


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