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Law enforcement in Hancock Co. searching for wanted felon

Law enforcement agencies from around Hancock County are currently seeking a wanted felon who fled from police on foot Thursday. 


Officers from the Hancock County Sheriff's Department, Indiana State Police, Greenfield Police and the Johnson County Sheriff's Department are seeking Michael Riddle, 37. Riddle, who is a resident of Edinburgh, is described as armed and dangerous and is a white male standing 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighing 165 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt and black sweatpants. 


Police are asking anyone who lives in and around the area of County Road 300 North and County Road 125 West to remain indoors, make sure their homes and windows are locked and report any suspicious activity immediately by calling 911. 


Riddle is wanted for failure to appear to a sentencing hearing in Johnson County on charges of dealing meth.