Several schools in Richland County have canceled classes on Tuesday as authorities continue search for a wanted fugitive who was last seen in Mansfield on Sunday.
— Shelley Hilderbrand (@MLSDRAM_SUPT) September 18, 2018
The following schools are closed as a precaution for students and parents, the superintendent confirmed.
- Lucas Local School District
- Madison Adult Education
- Madison Local Schools
- St. Mary's of the Snow Catholic School—Mansfield
Authorities from multiple agencies are searching for Shawn Christy, 27, who is wanted for making threats against the president and other elected officials . He was last seen in Mansfield when he crashed a stolen truck on I-71 Sunday evening.
Christy is 5-10, weighs approximately 160 pounds, is a white male with a light complexion and has a tattoo of a cross on his right upper arm. He has short dark blonde hair and a beard. Christy also speaks with a noticeable lisp and claims to be a survivalist.
The U.S. Marshal Service is asking anyone with information on this vehicle to call 911 or the U.S. Marshals direct at 1-866-4-WANTED or text keyword WANTED and the tip to TIP411 (847411). Federal agents are offering a cash award of up to $20,000 for information leading to the direct arrest of Christy. Any information will be considered confidential.