Deputies search for man who ran from Pearl home after fake drug deal

Deputies search for man who ran from Pearl home after fake drug deal
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PEAEL, Miss. (WLBT) - A man is on the run after a fake drug deal in a Pearl subdivision Thursday afternoon.

According to the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department, investigators were able to secure the drugs but the suspect fled on foot through the Cedar Ridge subdivision. 

A search for the suspect, Miguel Angel Hernandez Avina, 29, was conducted in the area before being called off. 

According to authorities, Avina is not believed to be a danger to the public. The Rankin County Sheriff’s Department will continue to attempt to locate the man.

Anyone with information that could lead to his arrest would be eligible for a reward of up to $2,500.

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