UPDATE: Police identify wanted suspect who ran from officers in SLC

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FILE – Salt Lake City Police (ABC4)

UPDATE: TUESDAY, 1/4/22, 3:30 P.M.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Police have identified the suspect they were searching for Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City.

The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Julian Nordahl.

Around 10:07 a.m. Tuesday morning, officers responded to the area of 4850 West 150 South to arrest Nordahl, who is wanted on felony-related charges.

When officers arrived, Nordahl ran off and was chased into a nearby motorhome, where police believe he entered. The SLCPD SWAT Team, crisis negotiators and social workers then responded to the scene.

“Officers made multiple attempts to contact Nordahl at the motorhome but there was no response,” a press release from Salt Lake City police said.

Police later ended the standoff around 12 p.m. but were unable to locate Nordahl.

Anyone with information regarding Nordahl’s whereabouts should call 801-799-3000 and reference SLCPD case 22-1827.

Officers do not consider him to be a danger to the community.

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Salt Lake City Police is leaving the area near the airport for the safety of all.

Police say there were no reported injuries or contact with the person wanted for felony charges.

Authorities say the suspect was believed to be inside an RV and in consultation with the SWAT team, crisis negotiators and social workers they are leaving the area.

ORIGINAL STORY: ‘Wanted suspect’ surrounded by police near Salt Lake City airport

TUESDAY: 1/4/22 11:47 a.m.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Salt Lake City Police is surrounding a wanted person for felony-related charges near 4600 W 150 S.

Authorities are asking community members to avoid the area near the airport.

ABC4 has a crew en route and will have an update at midday.

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