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Code Red Alert issued in Dysart for suspicious person

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DYSART (KWWL) -- The Tama County Sheriff's Office has issued a Code Red Alert in regards to a suspicious person in Dysart.

According to Dysart Police Chief, Tim Ruroden, a white male in his 30's wearing sunglasses and a black police uniform approached a homeowner around 10:00 Tuesday morning and told the homeowner that he needed to go into his house and lock his doors because police were looking for a subject.  Ruroden says the suspect then got into a black SUV and left. 

According to Ruroden, the suspect appeared to be armed.

Schools in the area have been alerted, but are not locked down.

Ruroden says he has searched the town of Dysart and has not found the suspect.

Call the Tama County Sheriff's Office at 641-484-3760 if you see this man.

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