Walton Co. Police Searching for Fugitive

The search continues in Walton County, Florida for 36-year-old Jimmy Robert Plate, who is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police say plate threatened his girlfriend yesterday and also threatened to commit suicide at a home in Villa Tassoh.

He also held her 15-year-old son.

Both the girlfriend and her son were able to escape.

Plate is possibly still armed and should be considered dangerous.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jimmy Plate should contact the Walton County sheriff's office at 850-892-8111.