UPDATE: Wanted man jumping backyard fences
UPDATE 7PM: A man is still on the run from police after a footchase through south Rockhampton streets on Wednesday afternoon.
At 7pm, a Queensland Police Service spokesman said the suspect had so far evaded capture.
BREAKING 5PM: Police officers are chasing a man who is jumping backyard fences on Rockhampton’s southside.
The drama began near the Red Lion Hotel shortly after 5pm when a heavily tattooed man wearing no shirt, but carrying a white shirt, started running from police.
The man has jumped a number of backyard fences in the Denham, West, Talford and Oxford streets area.
It is believed the man is wanted on warrants.
The suspect is described as a caucasian male.
Multiple police units are involved in the search and officers have spoken to Red Lion Hotel staff as well as a number of residents in the area.
The police dog squad is also involved in the search.
Anyone with information should contact Policelink on 131 444.
More to come.