NEWARK, Del., (CBS) – Delaware State Police say an attempted murder suspect was not located after an extensive search in Newark Thursday night.

Multiple police agencies searched the area of Welsh Tract Road by South College Avenue for 20-year-old Marquel May, who is wanted by the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office for attempted murder.

State police say the search was initiated around 4:15 p.m. when members of the Cecil County Drug Task Force attempted to stop a vehicle on Old Baltimore Pike in the area of South College Avenue, and May fled from the vehicle.

May is approximately 5’9″ tall, 150 pounds, last seen wearing a white t-shirt and jeans.

State police say May is still considered armed and dangerous.

Police will remain in the area and the public is asked to report any suspicious persons or activity by dialing 911.

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