New York State Police Looking for Fugitive

By Joe Gullo

Published 06/24 2014 01:24PM

Updated 06/24 2014 07:25PM

RAY BROOK, N.Y. - New York State Police say they are trying to locate a fugitive from Florida. 

New York State Police received a tip that a wanted man, George Hendricks, 27, of Manatee County, Fla., was residing in the Lyon Mountain area. 

Police say they were able to locate Hendricks as a passenger and attempted to pull the vehicle over. As the vehicle pulled over, Hendricks jumped out of the car and fled into the woods off Standish Road. 

Police established a perimeter and are still looking for Hendricks. 

Hendricks is described as being 5'9", 160 pounds, and having brown hair and eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New York State Police at (518)-561-3761.

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