TRI-LAKES – Police conducted a manhunt near Tri-Lakes in Whitley County Tuesday afternoon.
It began when Noble County police got a report of a battery that occurred and that a male suspect left the scene.
A state trooper spotted the suspect's vehicle and reportedly fired at it when it tried to run over him. The trooper was not injured and police don't believe the suspect was struck.
He fled into a woods near State Road 109 and Whitley County Road 700 North. Whitley County police put out a media advisory for persons in that area to remain indoors as officers searched the area with dogs and aircraft.