Rumors are swirling after the temporary shut down of roads surrounding the childhood home of accused ambush trooper shooter Eric Frein in Barrett Township, Pennsylvania.
A portion of Route 477 from Lower Seese Hill Road to Bear Town Road was shut down for nearly four hours and a command post was set up hundreds of feet away from the Canadensis home of the parents of the man accused of ambushing and gunning down state troopers last Friday, police said.
Cpl. Bryon Dickson, 38, was killed in the ambush.
Frein, 31, who officials describe as a self-taught survivalist that hates police, has been on the loose since the deadly shooting.
He was placed on the FBI's Most Wanted list Thursday afternoon.
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Police units were staged at a church on the intersection of routes 477 and 390 and Barrett Township Fire Department opened a shelter for residents in the area who are unable to get to their homes due to police activity.
That shelter has been shut down, police said.
They're asking that anyone that may come in contact with the suspect take extreme caution as he is being considered armed and dangerous.