BELOIT, Wis. -

The Beloit Police Department was looking for a person who fled from a disturbance and may be armed with a gun Monday afternoon, according to an alert.

Police were looking for a younger black man who fled on foot from a disturbance in the 800 block of Harrison Avenue, officials said. Police completed their search around 4:45 p.m.

Police believed the man they were looking for was armed with a handgun.

Police asked the public to stay away from the area, but anyone who sees someone matching the description should call 911.