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El Paso Co Sheriff's Office asks for help finding robbery and attempted murder suspect

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Jul 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-26 19:49:22-04

EL PASO COUNTY — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a man who should be considered armed and dangerous as he's wanted on several warrants for robbery and for attempted second degree murder.

According to EPCSO, Zackary Burns failed to pull over for a deputy during an attempted traffic stop north of Security late Thursday. The deputy did not pursue the Nissan truck from the intersection of Main St and Hancock Expressway. The truck was found abandoned a short time later in the neighborhood west of the Colorado Springs Airport.

Deputies set up a perimeter to search for the suspect as people were told to stay indoors for safety. There was no sign of Burns.

Burns is described as a 28-year-old white male, 6'1" tall, 170 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. A prior booking photo provided by the sheriff's office shows Burns has several tattoos on his neck, arms and chest.

If you see Burns, do not approach him. Contact deputies at 719-390-5555 or call 911 if it is an emergency.