Wanted man may be armed and should not be approached, Culpeper County sheriff's office says

The Culpeper County sheriff’s office is warning the public that a wanted man they’re looking for may be armed, and he should not be approached.

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According law enforcement, 37-year-old Christopher Ray Stanley of Scott’s Mill Road threatened members of his family with a firearm Tuesday morning; and, during the dispute, shots were fired.

Stanley reportedly ran from the residence after the incident.

They say when he left the home, he was wearing a white t-shirt with black lettering and shorts. Stanley is 5-foot-6 and weighs 170 pounds.

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A "large law enforcement presence" is currently scouring the western part of Culpeper County for the man, according to law enforcement.

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Stanley is wanted on warrants that include assault and battery of a family member and assault and battery.

If you see Stanley, call the 911 center at (540) 727-7900.