UPDATE: Man turns himself in to police

Published: Feb. 3, 2021 at 11:24 PM CST
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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: Fargo Police says Austin Ruddell went to the Fargo Police Department to turn himself in Thursday afternoon. He’s been arrested for terrorizing and burglary.

ORIGINAL: Fargo police are on the hunt for a man who is considered armed and dangerous after he forced his way into the Stepping Stones Resource Center and threatened staff with a gun.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night at 2902 S. University Dr.

Staff immediately locked down the building and the man, known as 18-year-old Austin Ruddell, left the property in a white 4-door Honda Accord, with North Dakota plates bearing 288 DGW.

Both the Vehicle and Gun have been found. Police are still searching for Ruddell.

Ruddell is a white man, who is 6′2″, 200 lbs, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

He was last seen in a white t-shirt and jeans.

Fargo police and local law enforcement are actively looking for Ruddell.

If you see him or his vehicle please call 911 and do not approach him.

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