Update: Police searching for man who allegedly held woman at gunpoint in Pleasant Grove home

Nicholas William Haun. Photo Courtesy: Pleasant Grove Police

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, Feb. 7, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Pleasant Grove police have identified and are searching for a suspect after a woman reported she was held at gunpoint in her home Wednesday night.

Officials said in a news release on Facebook the suspect has been identified as Nicholas William Haun, 38. Haun is described as Caucasian, 6 feet 1 inch tall and 210 pounds. He was last seen fleeing the area wearing a gray sweatshirt and black pants.

“He is wanted for last night’s incident and is a wanted subject out of Arizona,” the news release said. Officials added he has been staying at the residence in question for the past few months.

Haun is considered dangerous so should not be approached.

Officials received a call for help at a residence near 1050 E. 100 North at approximately 11 p.m., said an initial news release on Facebook from the Pleasant Grove Police Department.

“A very upset female reported that she was being held at gunpoint in her home,” the news release said. “Officers responded and were able to get two females out of the home safely, but unfortunately the suspect escaped our perimeter.”

The victim was not injured, the news release said.

“Residents in the surrounding area were notified at the time of the incident and asked to stay inside their homes,” the news release said. “The area is believed to be safe at this time, and there is no further known risk. We are continuing our investigation and hunt for the suspect.”

If you have any information as to Haun’s whereabouts please contact the Pleasant Grove Police Department at 801-785-3506. If you see him please dial 911 and report it.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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