State Police are currently trying to locate George E. Hendricks, 27, who is allegedly a fugitive from justice from Manatee County, Florida.
On June 23, troopers in Dannemora developed information that a possible wanted individual was residing in the Lyon Mountain area. Troopers confirmed the information with the Manatee County Sheriffs Department in Florida, according to a news release.
Troopers said they spotted Mr. Hendricks as a passenger in a car and attempted to initiate a vehicle and traffic stop. As the car pulled over, Mr. Hendricks allegedly jumped out and fled into the woods off of Standish Road, troopers said.
A perimeter was established and State Police Aviation, Special Operations Response Team (SORT), and K-9 units responded. The search for Mr. Hendricks is still underway.
Mr. Hendricks is 5’09”, 160 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of this individual, should contact state police at (518) 561-3761.