Sheriff's Office searching for armed suspect in south Abilene

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The Taylor County Sheriff's Office is searching for an armed suspect in south Abilene. 

Deputies carrying long guns are currently combing a neighborhood near Amarillo Street and S. 15th Street as they look for Samantha Dominguez, 25, who fled during a traffic stop Monday afternoon.

Law enforcement at the scene told KTAB and KRBC Dominguez, who they believe is armed, initially escaped in a truck then parked in a driveway on S. 15th Street and fled on foot. 

Natalie Bossier, a passenger in the stolen truck, was arrested for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Evading Arrest 


The Abilene Police Department is providing assistance as the search continues. 

Abilene ISD schools were on lockdown while law enforcement searched the area. The lockdown was released once they determined Dominguez was not in the area. 

Anyone who has information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at (325) 674-1301.

BigCountryHomepage will provide updates as this breaking news situation continues to unfold. 

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