LOWER SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – A manhunt continues for a suspect wanted on multiple sex offenses against minors in Bucks County Saturday.
As the second day of the manhunt continues, police are advising the public to stay alert and to be cautious.
“Police are actively searching for this wanted person. Expect road closures and we ask that you avoid the area until further notice,” said Solebury police.
Police say they are looking for 47-year-old David Hamilton. He was seen on Friday around midnight crossing the Calhoun Street Bridge into Trenton, New Jersey.
Investigators believe Hamilton is riding a blue bicycle and is wearing a Boonie hat, dark jacket, light-colored shorts, and sneakers.
Hamilton was also reportedly spotted in the area of Stoney Hill Road, Sugan Road, Aquetong Road around 4:30 p.m. Friday.
Authorities say a New Hope Borough officer attempted to take Hamilton into custody, but a struggle ensued and he was able to get away.
“Hamilton attempted to take the officer’s weapon. Hamilton then fled on foot into the woods,” police said.
After an extensive search late into Saturday, police lifted a shelter in place alert at 11:30 p.m.
“Report any suspicious activity,” police are telling the public. “If needed, contact us to check unsecured outbuildings, sheds, and barns.”
Anyone with any information is asked to dial 9-1-1.