Police searching for man in Blackfoot

Staff Writer

The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a silver passenger car north on Highway 91 at around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. After coming to a stop the male subject fled on foot in the area of S. Meridian and Opal Street.
The Bingham County Sheriff's Office has identified the subject of their search as Matthew Scott Walker, 30, of Blackfoot. Walker has three outstanding warrants from Bannock County. He is known to be violent and carry firearms. Anyone who might see him is advised not to approach the man.
He is described as a black male wearing a black jacket, black pants, with longer hair in a bun. At this time both the Blackfoot Police Department and Bingham County Sheriff’s Office are currently looking for the subject. If you have any tips or see anyone suspicious in the area contact dispatch at (208) 785-1234 or 911.

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