Police Seek Man Who Ditches Car In Lynn U Lake, Flees

Police are seeking Jason Elk after he apparently drove his car into a lake at Lynn University and fled.

UPDATE: 11:55a THURSDAY: Mr. Elk is missing again. Click here for the latest.

UPDATE 6:44p: Police tell us that Mr. Elk has been found.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police are seeking a young man who drove his car into a lake at Lynn University and the fled the scene.

In a statement just released by Boca Raton PD:

Boca Raton Police are looking for a man who, on Tuesday evening, drove his car into the pond in front of the Wold Performing Art Center at Lynn University before fleeing the scene.

Witnesses advised responding officers that the occupant escaped through the sunroof of the vehicle and fled on foot. Boca Raton Police Dive Team members suited up and conducted a search of the pond to make sure that no other occupants were located in the pond. The car, which was pulled out, still contained the driver’s wallet and cell phone.

The wallet and cell phone belong to Jason Elk. Both Elk’s father and his therapist are concerned about his state of mind. Anyone with information about Mr. Elk is asked to call Det. Chris Suarez at 561-620-6146 or Boca Raton Police Communications at 561-368-6201.