PAGE, N.D. — Authorities continued to search for a person who fled on a motorcycle from the West Fargo Police Department into rural Cass County, Wednesday night, Aug. 21, according to a news release from the Cass County Sheriff's Office.

Cass County deputies attempted to pull over the motorcyclist on Interstate 94 for a speed violation at around 9:20 p.m. near Mapleton, but the rider didn't stop.

The sheriff's office said deputies lost sight of the motorcycle near Page, N.D.

Authorities set up a perimeter in the area to locate the suspect.

Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner told WDAY News he issued a code red in Page to let residents know why there was an increased law enforcement presence in the area.

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Sheriff Jahner said he does not believe there is a threat to the public.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.