Jacob Jones, assault suspect, eludes police manhunt in Spring Township

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Published: Oct 21 2013 05:33:14 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 21 2013 06:51:16 PM EDT

An intense search for a wanted man in Spring Township ended with police empty-handed.

Officers converged on the 2200 block of Reading Boulevard on Monday afternoon.

Police said they were trying to find Jacob Jones, who is wanted on assault charges.

The search started with a foot chase in the 2100 block of Spring Street.

Anyone with information about where police can find Jones is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.