WHITEHALL, Mich. (WOOD) — An assault suspect Whitehall police were looking for on Sunday is now in custody.
It happened on Johannah Street near South Mears Avenue. Around 2:25 p.m., the Whitehall Police Department in a Facebook post said an assault suspect “may have escaped” a home and could be in the area.
In a 4:20 p.m. update, the police department said he was not found in the home. Officers were looking for him with drone aircraft.
Around 5:30 p.m., police said they had the suspect in custody.
The Whitehall Police Department had warned he was considered armed and dangerous.
They had asked the public to not approach him and instead call 911 if anyone saw him.