Lee and Russell County Sheriff’s Deputies Search for Man Considered Armed and Dangerous

Several law enforcement agencies are working together to capture a man considered armed and dangerous.

The search for the suspect has already resulted in an elementary school being put on lock-down.

Lee and Russell County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for 25-year old Matthew Bruce Page of Phenix City.

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office; Page threatened deputies with a gun when they arrived to pick him up on an outstanding warrant… that’s when deputies fired at his vehicle and a chase ensued.

Nearby Ladonia Elementary School was put on lock down as a precaution.

The vehicle was later found on Magnolia Drive in Phenix City, but still no sign on Page.

Deputies say Page had already threatened to shot any officer who tried to arrest him.

If you come in contact with Matthew Bruce Page please notify the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.