Man Wanted After Allegedly Assaulting Wife

Credit: Colorado Springs Police Department

An "armed and dangerous" man is on the loose after allegedly assaulting his wife.

Police say after the assault was reported Thursday afternoon, they arrived at the home on the 2400 block of E. San Rafael St. with an arrest warrant for suspect Gabriel Mares, but he had already fled. SWAT assisted with the search.

Mares, 27, is also wanted on outstanding misdemeanor and felony warrants.

Mares has been described as a 5-foot-5 Hispanic male, 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Citizens are advised not to approach him if they see him, but to call Springs police immediately. That number is 444-7000.

Mares' wife was seriously injured in the assault. Her condition is unknown.