Edwardsville officers search for suspect

A search conducted Saturday near 98th and Riverview for a wanted person did not result in any arrests, according to Edwardsville police.

Edwardsville Police Chief Mark Mathies stated that a wanted person on Saturday had fled the area near 98th and Riverview, and officers believed he might be hiding in a wooded area between 98th and 94th streets. Several agencies participated in a search.

Officers did not locate anyone after an exhaustive search, he stated, and no arrests were made.

The search was started again after dark on Saturday, after officers believed the person was seen again; however, the search did not find anyone, according to Chief Mathies.

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