Wanted Man Escapes Following Pursuit in Pocahontas County

A man wanted on federal arrest warrants escaped following a pursuit in Pocahontas.

According to the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy observed the man, identified as Nathan Edward Nickless, at the Casey’s store in Pocahontas at about 3:30pm Tuesday. Nickless failed to follow commands which led to a pursuit. The vehicle Nickless was driving became disabled southwest of Rolfe, and Nickles fled into a corn field. A perimeter was set up, and a search was conducted, but Nickless was not located. The search was abandoned around 1:30 this (Wed) morning.

Nickless was last seen wearing a light blue shirt, baseball cap, and shorts. He should be considered armed and dangerous. If anyone has any information regarding his whereabouts, call 911 or 712-335-3308. Pocahontas County and area residents are urged to be cautious and lock their doors and vehicles.