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BEND, OR -- The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office is actively searching for Michael Young, who is wanted for questioning about a Domestic Violence Incident, and has outstanding warrants from Colorado. Young ran from law enforcement when they attempted a traffic stop, and he is on foot in the vicinity of Hamby Road in Bend. DCSO is using a canine and drones to search for Young. They do not know whether he is armed, but he is described as aggressive and dangerous. He is 6'1", 175 pounds, white male with brown hair and hazel eyes. He's wearing a grey, long-sleeved shirt and grey shorts. If you see him, please call 911 and use caution. 


UPDATE -- Michael Young was apprehended around 8 pm Monday night when he approached a home on Neff Road and asked if he could use the phone. The homeowner knew about the manhunt and immediately called 911. Young surrendered to the first deputy to arrive on the scene. DCSO Sergeant William Bailey says even though the initial search didn't find Young, he sees this as an excellent example of collaboration between law enforcement, the media, and the community. Young has been booked into the Deschutes County Jail on a variety of charges including Kidnapping, Domestic Violence, Assault and Coercion. He's also being held on his outstand Colorado warrants.

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