Officers search in rural Dale County for man they suspect of car theft

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Bellwood, AL (WTVY)--- Law officers from several agencies are searching for a man they suspect of stealing a car and then running from officers on foot.

The search centered on a rural area of southernmost Dale County (state highway 167 and county road 1) between the County Line community and Bellwood.

Officers, using tracking dogs and helicopter, searched around several homes, barns, and storage buildings. However, as of 10:30 Sunday night, the man sought had not been located.

The Dale County Sheriff's Office, on its Facebook page, asked people living in the area to be extra alert.