NEW BOSTON—A manhunt search using helicopters and dogs in New Boston has been called off, Bowie County Sheriff James Prince said.

The search was for a man suspected of stealing jewelry from an acquaintance, said Prince. 

Prince said the suspect has auto, theft and burglary warrants in Louisiana, but did not have a description of the man. He said the search for the man started about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. 

Officers from New Boston Police Department, the Texas Highway Patrol and Texas Parks and Wildlife were part of the search.

Bowie County is an assisting agency in the search. Officials with the lead agency, New Boston Police Department, were not immediately available for comment.

Published: 03/27/2013