Published: Mar 11, 2014 4:29 PM EDT
Updated: Mar 11, 2014 4:48 PM EDT

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office assisted the Arcadia Police Department in locating and arresting an armed fugitive today.

CCSO reportedly located Mathew Scott Flores hiding in the attic of 1535 Persay Drive at about 2:30 pm., and deputies said he was armed with a hand gun.

Flores was wanted by the Arcadia Police Department for grand theft, dealing in stolen property, tampering with a witness and burglary.