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Police warn Sandpoint residents to stay indoors amid search for murder suspect

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BCSO and ISP are looking for James P. Mancuso and Ashley Ford in connection to a deadly stabbing in Nampa. (Photos: Nampa Police) BCSO and ISP are looking for James P. Mancuso and Ashley Ford in connection to a deadly stabbing in Nampa. (Photos: Nampa Police)
BONNER COUNTY, Idaho -

UPDATE: Thursday 4:30 p.m.

The Bonner County Sheriff's Office  reports a truck was stolen from the area where murder suspect James Mancuso had ditched a car earlier in the day. The stolen car is a white 1991 Toyota extended cab four wheel drive with license plate 7B95103. If you see the truck, don't approach it. Instead, call the police via 911 right away.

The Bonner County Sheriff's Office says the two suspects, Mancuso and his girlfriend Ashley Ford, remain at large. They are not asking residents to stay inside, but they ask that you remain aware of your surroundings and if you see anything suspicious, to call 911. 

Schools in Bonner County are open and there will be extra law enforcement presence. 

Previous Coverage:

Police in Sandpoint urged residents to stay indoors Wednesday evening during a search for a wanted murder suspect throughout Bonner County.

Nampa police report the suspect is James P. Mancuso, 32, who is wanted for a deadly stabbing that occurred on March 10.

Mancuso is believed to be traveling with Ashley Ford, 27. 

The Idaho State Police and Bonner County Sheriff's Office are actively searching for Mancuso, who was spotted in Bonner County Wednesday evening. Police believe he may be on foot.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Nampa Police at 208-465-2257, or Crime Stoppers at 208-343-2677.

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