PHOTO GALLERY: Collier deputies call off manhunt; suspect still on the loose

Collier County Sheriff's Office employees guard the perimeter of a densely vegetated area off Livingston Road as they search for a suspect who resisted arrest and fled when deputies responded to battery call in the 11000 block of Windsong Circle on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 in Naples. David Albers/Staff

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Collier County Sheriff's Office employees guard the perimeter of a densely vegetated area off Livingston Road as they search for a suspect who resisted arrest and fled when deputies responded to battery call in the 11000 block of Windsong Circle on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 in Naples. David Albers/Staff

— A North Naples manhunt has been called off by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon.

According to Collier County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Natalie Felber, at 12:15 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies responded to battery call in the 11000 block of Windsong Circle.

When deputies arrived, Felber said the suspect resisted and then fled on foot. Sheriff’s deputies, as well as K-9 units and a helicopter became involved with the search.

However as of 3:30 p.m., Felber said the search had been called off.

“We have suspended the search, but the investigation is ongoing,” said Felber.

Felber added that anyone with information should call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239-774-4434.

Check back with www.naplesnews.com for the latest.

Posted earlier

A manhunt is underway in North Naples this afternoon.

According to Collier County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Natalie Felber, at 12:15 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies responded to battery call in the 11000 block of Windsong Circle.

When deputies arrived, Felber said the suspect resisted and then fled on foot.

“We are actively searching,” said Felber adding that along with deputies, a CCSO helicopter is involved with the search.

A helicopter and K-9 units are involved in the search.

Check back with www.naplesnews.com for the latest.

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