FORT LEE, Va. (WRIC) — Fort Lee Police are warning residents living at the U.S. army base to stay inside their homes and lock their doors after a man crashed his car near a gate and fled into the woods on Monday evening.
According to an official statement from Fort Lee, the man crashed his car near the fort’s gate on A Avenue, and was last seen heading into the woods on Jefferson Park Road, north of a military neighborhood. Police have not yet apprehended him, and believe he may have remained in the nearby woods overnight.
Police described the man as a white male, approximately 5’9″ with a large tattoo on his upper left chest. He may be shirtless, but at this time he is not believed to be armed, according to a representative of Fort Lee.
Military police are working with officers from Prince George County to bring the man into custody. Fort Lee authorities also emphasized that the man was not a part of the population of Afghan evacuees being housed at the base.
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