Mount Pleasant Police search for man in connection with Friday stabbing

A photo of the suspect, Paul Vance Ellingson, whom Mount Pleasant Police are currently looking for. Ellingson is 57 years old and suspected of stabbing his roommate on Feb. 16, 2024. (Courtesy of the Mount Pleasant Police Department.)
Editor’s note: This story was updated Wednesday, Feb. 21, to correct the license plate number of the vehicle in question. Incorrect information was provided to Central Michigan Life. 

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is currently searching for a 57-year-old man in conjunction with a Friday night attempted homicide

Police allege Paul Vance Ellingson was last seen driving a stolen 2020 maroon Mitsubishi Mirage with the Michigan license plate number 4MDA81. 

The incident happened around 5 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 1500 block of Granger Street, and involved a physical altercation between two male roommates, according to a department press release.There is no known threat to the public at this time.

Anyone who has information on Ellingson is asked to contact the Mount Pleasant Police Department's anonymous tip line at (989) 779-9111 or contact Central Dispatch at (989) 773-1000.