PENN YAN, N.Y. (WETM) – Penn Yan Police are looking for a man with a ‘violent history’ and said he could be armed and dangerous in the Elmira area.

Elwood ‘Teeter’ Hiligus, 44, is wanted by the Penn Yan Police Department for Criminal Possession of a Weapon. The police department said that Hiligus’ last known address was in the Village of Penn Yan, but he is known to frequent the Dundee and Elmira areas.

The wanted person report said that Hiligus is known to carry weapons and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is asked to call the Penn Yan Police Department at 315-536-4426, call their local law enforcement or call 911. Police are asking that individuals not take any police action against Hiligus themselves.