Cape police assist US Marshals in search for armed fugitive
FOX 4 Staff
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CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A manhunt ended early this morning for a murder suspect in Southwest Cape Coral. The man, Felipe Torrealba, eluded capture again.
Cape Coral police warn residents that Torrealba could still be in the area.
Beginning last night Cape Coral police along with The Lee County Sheriff's Office and the US Marshals searched an area of the SW Cape for a homicide suspect out of Broward/Dade Counties.
Marshals received a tip that Felipe Torrealba was in a home in Cape Coral earlier this evening. A few hours ago he was seen fleeing the home on foot.
Police set up a perimeter established between SW 20th Ave, Chiquita Blvd, Pine Island Road and Trafalgar Pkwy.
Police asked that residents in that area remain inside and notify police if they see anything suspicious.
Torrealba is believed to be armed and dangerous.
Torrealba is the same individual that LCSO and the Marshals were searching for in Lehigh Acres last week.