UPDATE: One suspect arrested, another on the loose, following Myers Park manhunt

Published: Mar. 3, 2021 at 6:56 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 4, 2021 at 3:18 PM EST
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department said an aggravated battery and robbery at a bus stop led to the manhunt at Myers Park Wednesday evening.

According to police, a victim was attacked by two suspects with a metal object around 3:30 p.m. at the stop near the intersection of Governor’s Square Boulevard and Magnolia Drive. The victim was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The suspects fled toward the Myers Park area, and one of them was arrested almost immediately, said TPD.

Douglas Majszak faces a charge of aggravated battery using a deadly weapon.

The search for the second suspect led officers farther into the Myers Park area, where they searched until around 7:30 p.m. Police said the second suspect is still on the loose.

TPD is asking anyone who witnessed the incident to reach out to them at 850-891-4200.

You can read WCTV’s original story on the manhunt below.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - A heavy law enforcement presence descended upon Tallahassee’s historic Myers Park Wednesday night.

Officers were searching for multiple suspects involved in a robbery that had happened several hours earlier and roughly two miles away, said Alicia Turner of the Tallahassee Police Department.

A large manhunt is underway in Tallahassee’s Myers Park area. Katie Kaplan WCTV is live at the scene with more on what we know.

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Patrol vehicles had the park surrounded around 6:30 p.m., while a K-9 unit searched through the wooded area and a Leon County Sheriff’s Office helicopter searched from above. Some residents walking in the neighborhood were told to avoid the area.

“It was a little concerning,” said Randy Borges, who was at the park to watch a youth baseball game. “With all the police out here, I felt somewhat comfortable, and one of them even came up and spoke to us and kind of let us know what was going on. They said they were looking for a man in a white shirt and black pants that had been involved in a stabbing.”

Turner did not have specific details on the robbery except that it happened around 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of Governor’s Square Boulevard and Magnolia Drive. She also did not have information on the suspect’s description.

The search appeared to be called off around 7:30 p.m. No arrests were made.

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