Sheriff's deputies searching for suspect in Carpinteria

CARPINTERIA, Calif. - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search for a man who threatened a family member with a box cutter Monday afternoon.

Deputies responded to the 1000 block of Palmetto Way for a family dispute at around 2:40 p.m.

Family members told deputies that the man was threatening a family member with a box cutter. The suspect was had already left the area when deputies arrived.

No one was injured in the dispute.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department is searching the area for the suspect with a helicopter lfying overhead.

Residents were told to keep an eye out for the suspect and lock their doors.

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