EL PASO COUNTY — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office was searching for a suspect in an area between Colorado Springs and Security-Widefield Wednesday afternoon.
Shortly after 3 p.m., the Sheriff's Office said they were searching for a suspect in the area of Hancock Ave. and Montrose Ave.
Residents in the area were asked to secure their homes and stay away from doors and windows.
This area is near I-25 and Lake Ave.
The suspect they were searching for was identified as 30-year-old Joseph Long.
Around 4:15 p.m., the Sheriff's Office announced Long had been apprehended.
We are searching for a suspect in the area of Hancock Ave / Montrose Ave. Please secure your home and stay away from the doors and windows. You will receive another notification when the situation has been resolved. pic.twitter.com/wruKg83inK— EPCSheriff (@EPCSheriff) June 30, 2021