Oakland police search for dangerous parolee near Mills College

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) -- The search for a wanted man prompted a shelter in place for people in an east Oakland neighborhood on Friday.

Police shut down Seminary Avenue between Sunnymere and Overdale avenues near Mills College at about 4 p.m.

They say they were looking for a violent offender who ran from officers after they had stopped his car.

The search ended shortly before 7 p.m., but there was no word of any arrest.