Update at 1:50 a.m.:
According to a spokesman with the Bristol, Virginia Police Department, Robert Eban Johnson, Jr. is now in custody.
No other details are available at this time.
Update at 12:40 a.m.:
Bristol, Virginia Police issued an alert in the Old Airport Road / Linden Drive / Lee Highway area at 12:20 a.m. Saturday. A spokesman said there was a heavy police presence in the area as officers searched for Robert Eban Johnson, Jr..
“Mr. Johnson fled on foot after crashing his vehicle tonight on Old Airport Rd. at the (Interstate 81) Exit 7 ramps,” police said in a news release. “Mr. Johnson may be injured with a gunshot wound. Residents in the surrounding area are asked keep their doors locked to their home and to their vehicles. If you leave your home or a business pay attention to your surroundings.”
Below is the earlier report.
BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) — Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a burglary and assault suspect.
The Bristol, Virginia Police Department is looking for Robert Johnson, Jr.
The police department says Johnson is wanted on warrants for malicious wounding and burglary.
He should be considered “armed and dangerous,” according to police.
The department says Johnson may be traveling in a light blue Hyundai Accent with Virginia plate USE-2484.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Bristol, Virginia police at 276-645-7400 or local authorities if they are outside of Bristol, Virginia.