Police looking for suspected tire slasher in Wellsburg

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Police are searching for a wanted man who is believed to have slashed tires in Wellsburg on Tuesday morning.

Neighbors became suspicious of the man as he was knocking on doors along Commerce Street around 7 a.m.

When officers went to check it out, they found 22-year-old Tyson Madison. He was already wanted on charges of grand larceny, breaking and entering and transferring stolen property.

Madison took off and officers chased him for almost 2 hours.

He has not been caught. He is thought to be armed with a knife and was last seen wearing a black hoodie and white and black night pants.

If you have information, call the Wellsburg Police Department at 304-737-1121 or the Brooke County Dispatch Center at 304-737-3660 or our anonymous Crimebusters Tipline at 1-800-862-BUST.

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