Man accused in vehicle break-ins in Huntersville at large

Man accused in vehicle break-ins in Huntersville at large

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man with a gun who was being sought by police in Huntersville is still at large.

Huntersville police tweeted around 6:45 a.m. that a man armed with a handgun was on foot off Jim Kidd Road near Beatties Ford Road. The man was accused of attempting to break into a vehicle when a victim confronted him. Police say the man is still at large but an active search is no longer underway.

K-9 and officers worked to track the man down, but the track was unsuccessful. Police are taking reports of multiple vehicle break-ins, a stolen vehicle and the recovery of a stolen vehicle.

The man is described as being around 5′7″ with a stocky build. He was last seen wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt and carrying a black handgun. Anyone who sees the man or notices suspicious activity is asked to dial 911.

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