Wanted Sandpoint man on the run after traffic stop

The Idaho State Police reports the police activity has concluded in the area of Highway 95 south of Cocolalla Flats near Huckleberry.

ISP said in a release that a man named Daniel J. Springsteel of Sandpoint was pulled over, when he ran away. ISP said they determined he was wanted in both Bonner and Kootenai Counties. Officials said the search continues for Springsteel and advised the public not to make contact with him. 

ISP asked anyone who sees Springsteel to call 911, but did not offer a description of him or a photo. 

Friday afternoon, Sandpoint police announced people in the area should remain inside with their doors and windows locked. They also advised picking up hitch hikers and reporting any suspicious activity.

This story has been updated.

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