Law enforcement searches for possibly armed suspect ahead of president's visit to Rio Grande Valley

By Julie Moreno - Executive Producer/Social Media

EDINBURG, Texas - A Texas Department of Public Safety official has confirmed that DPS troopers and a DPS helicopter are assisting the Edinburg Police Department in the pursuit of a possibly armed suspect.

The search comes just hours before President Donald Trump is supposed to land in the Rio Grande Valley to make the case for his $5.7 billion border wall.

KRGV is reporting the suspect ran away from his vehicle after leading police on a chase. He was last seen in the Rio Grande Care Road area, northwest of Edinburg. The area is 25 miles from the McAllen airport.

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