Lawrence PD looking for suspect in aggravated assault

Posted at 9:26 PM, Aug 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-30 23:10:51-04

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Lawrence police are looking for a man suspected in an aggravated assault Wednesday.

Police say 27-year-old John Robert Berry is the suspect in an armed disturbance at about 3 p.m. at a mobile home on the 100 block of Maple.

According to a release from police, they received a report that an armed man barricaded himself inside a home. Another person was also in the home but couldn't leave due to health issues.

The release says police set up a perimeter to avoid escalating the incident and began attempting to contact the suspect. Officials weren't able to contact the man so they sent in an investigative robot to look for the suspect. He was not found in the home.

Police later identified him as Berry. Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911.