Police searching for car thief in Lackawanna County

BLAKELY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) There is a heavy police presence on Main Street and West Lackawanna Avenue in Blakely.

Police tell us a man stole a vehicle from the Kwik-N-Ezy Car Wash on Main Street in Peckville. They say the man ditched the car and fled on foot.

Police are searching the surrounding area for a suspect with canine units. They have not yet found the suspect. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Eyewitness News will update this story as the details are released.