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Man escapes MSHP troopers after attempted traffic stop

10:52 PM, Dec 6, 2012   |    comments
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WARREN COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - A man escaped law enforcement Thursday afternoon after a trooper attempted to pull him over on a traffic violation.

Sgt. Al Nothum with the Missouri State Highway Patrol says around 3 p.m. a trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation at North Highway 47 and Rock Church Road in Warren County, Missouri.

The suspect did not stop and a pursuit ensued.

During the pursuit the suspect's vehicle stopped suddenly, and the trooper rear-ended the vehicle.

After the accident, the suspect jumped out of the car and fled on foot.

A passenger remained in the vehicle and was taken into police custody.

Officers searched the area for four hours but the suspect was not found.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

KSDK

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