SWAT team joins search for wanted felon in College Place

A SWAT team assists the College Place Police Department tonight in the search for a man wanted on a felony warrant.

Police say they received information the man, whose identity has not been released by police, was at a residence located near SE 3rd and SE Birch Streets.

A SWAT team was called in and after several hours, entered the house.

After an intense search by SWAT team members, the suspect was not located.

Investigators found a large vent opening in the back of the residence they believe the suspect may have used to escape.