On the morning of Wednesday, February 12, the Amador County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault with a deadly weapon scenario near the intersection of Highway 49 and Industry Boulevard in Martell. The suspect they are seeking was last seen on foot in the area of the Amador Ridge Shopping Center armed with a knife.

While the ACSO believes their suspect fled the area and is likely no longer in Amador County, they are still asking residents to be on the lookout for a white male, balding, approximately 40-50 years of age, wearing a white t-shirt and gray or tan pants. If you see someone matching this description, please avoid them and contact the Amador County Sheriff’s Office: (209) 223-6500. No further official details had been released as of press time.