UPDATED INFORMATION: 12:33 P.M.: The individual police were seeking has been located and taken into custody without incident. The Wheaton Police Department would like to thank the area residents who assisted in providing information leading to the individual's apprehension.
ORIGINAL INFORMATION 11:48 A.M.: There is currently a large police presence in north Wheaton in the areas of Northside Park, Wheaton North High School and the Theosophical Society as officers search for an individual who fled a traffic stop. There is no known threat to the community. If you see an individual matching the following description, you should report it to 9-1-1: A black male, approximately 6 feet tall with dreadlocks, who is possibly missing a shoe.
Again, Wheaton Police have no reason to believe there is a threat to the community, but we want to share this information to inform the community as to the reason for the large police presence.