Police: Missing man may be dangerous

Police: Missing man may be dangerous

COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) - Covington Police are searching for a man who ran away from them early Thursday morning.

At 1:18 a.m., police received a 911 call concerning the welfare of 33-year-old Kevin Hernandez. Emergency personnel responded to his home in the 400 block of Purslane Drive, but when they arrived, Hernandez fled.

Officers talked to his family members and friends searched the area, but couldn't find him. Investigators are searching the area with the help of a K-9 unit from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.

The Covington Police Department says Hernandez could be a danger to himself or others. Officers don't know if he has any weapons.

Anyone who sees Hernandez is asked to call 911.

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