UPDATE: Man captured after crashing car, jumping fence to NAS Jacksonville


UPDATE · 2:55 p.m.

The man who authorities say was on the loose on NAS Jacksonville property this morning has been caught.

This is a developing story.

Police are searching for a man who broke onto NAS Jacksonville Wednesday morning.

A spokesperson for NAS Jacksonville said around 10:00 a.m., the man crashed his vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard and Collins Road, jumped a fence to the base and took off on foot.

Military police and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for the suspect.

People living at NAS are asked to stay in their homes and avoid the area from Perimeter Road to Swan Road until the man is caught.

Samantha Mathers

Samantha Mathers, Action News Jax

Samantha Mathers is a digital reporter and content creator for Action News Jax.