Police surround Roseville neighborhood, suspect escapes

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The Latest – Monday, August 9

7:35 p.m.

Roseville police officials announced they are still searching for 31-year-old Benjamin Diaz.

Diaz is considered armed and dangerous and has multiple warrants out for his arrest from San Joaquin County for kidnapping and domestic violence.

Police surrounded the area of Zola Avenue and Margaret Way Monday morning believing they had Diaz surrounded but he was not found.

If anyone sees Diaz, they are advised not to approach him and to call 911.

Police officials said officers will remain in the area to patrol the neighborhood.

Photo of 31-year-old Benjamin Diaz. (Photo courtesy of the Roseville Police Department)

Original story below.

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — Since Monday morning, law enforcement has had a Roseville neighborhood surrounded after they said a person with a warrant out for his arrest refused to surrender.

Roseville Police Department spokesman Rob Baquera did not identify the person or provide his age but said he has an out-of-county warrant for his arrest.

He was spotted driving through Roseville before going to the area of Zola Avenue and Sharon Way, Baquera said.

Baquera did not say if the person was armed.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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