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NORTH HUNTINGDON (KDKA) – Police in North Huntingdon are searching for a man who attempted to buy a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk with a fake ID.

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North Huntingdon Police say that the male was attempting to purchase a vehicle worth $100,000.

Officials say that the man entered the Jim Shorkey Chrysler Dodge Jeep dealership on Route 30 in Irwin and tried to purchase the vehicle with a fake ID.

Photo Credit: (Jim Shorkey)

“They went to apprehend him (and) he ran out across the street into the woods,” said Sean Rattigan, general manager at the dealership.

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Assisting North Huntingdon Police are officers from Irwin, Jeanette and Penn Township, according to emergency dispatchers.

Authorities are searching for a white male approximately 5-feet-5-inches tall, 135 pounds who was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is urged to call the North Huntingdon Police at (724)-863-8800.

Police called off the manhunt Monday night.

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