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Alert bars soldier from Fort Bragg; no threat to public

Posted November 9, 2017 1:58 p.m. EST
Updated November 9, 2017 6:43 p.m. EST

— Fort Bragg officials on Thursday said an alert for a former military officer, who could be armed and dangerous, did not pertain to the general public.

Womack Army Medical Center issued the BOLO, or “be on the lookout” order on Friday for Anna Heres, 50, who was an Army lieutenant colonel.

Heres has been barred from Fort Bragg, and officials said she could try to enter the base through "deceptive means," according to a post on social media that was confirmed by Fort Bragg officials. The woman may have "homicidal intentions," according to the post.

Fort Bragg officials said that while Heres threatened certain individuals on post, they did not believe she was a threat to the general public or to Fort Bragg as a whole.

Officials said the BOLO alert was issued to warn access control guards to make sure Heres does not return to Fort Bragg. Officials said they know where Heres is but could not discuss it.