LIVE VIDEO: Manhunt For Ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner Focuses On Big Bear

Source: Tracy Connor / NBC News

The hunt for former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner took a dramatic turn Tuesday after a resident of Big Bear, Calif., reported that someone who looked like the suspect had swiped his car.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Cindy Bachman confirmed to that police are now looking for Dorner in the area that has been the focus of the search for several days.

“The homeowner was there at the time of the theft and was able to give us the information that the suspect looked like Christopher Dorner,” Bachman said.

Bachman said she could not confirm reports that Dorner engaged in a shootout with police and a chase before escaping into the woods.

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