YCSO looking for person of interest in connection with assault on U.S. Forest Service Agent

sedona news, Jonathan Kip Medford
Jonathan Kip Medford

A United States Forest Service Agent was violently assaulted this morning at approximately 10:30 am near the Palatki Ruins off Forest Service Rd. 525D.

Jonathan Kip Medford has been named a person of interest in this investigation. Medford has an existing felony warrant with the Yavapai County Superior Court. He was last seen fleeing on foot on FS Rd. 525D.

Medford is a 33-year-old male, weighing approximately 185lbs with long blonde hair and blue eyes, last seen wearing a long sleeve gray shirt and blue jeans. He should be considered dangerous, and we urge you not to approach him.

If you see him, or have any information connected to this morning’s assault, please contact YCSO at 928-771-3260, or Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 or Yavapaisw.com.

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