January 13, 2010 ATTICA TWP. — A police situation is unfolding in the Elk Lake area this afternoon (Friday, Jan. 15).
The Lapeer County Sheriff's Department has declined to give any official word on the incident but according to scanner traffic and reports from residents in the area, police are attempting to locate a subject in a wooded area northeast of Elk Lake.
It's possible the man is armed.
The Oakland County Sheriff's Department helicopter has assisted on scene. As of 3:30 p.m. Lapeer County officials had also requested Oakland County's special response or SWAT team to respond to the scene.
Police were talking to residents in the area and evacuating some homes.
Maria Brown joined the Tri-City Times staff in 2003, the same year she earned a bachelor's degree in English from Calvin College. Born and raised in Imlay City, she now resides north of Capac where she enjoys working on the farm, gardening and reading.