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Missouri Highway Patrol searching for suspect

Posted: 11:16 AM, Sep 28, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-28 12:16:03-04

Missouri Highway Patrol Officers are searching for a suspect after he fled from a traffic stop.

According to reports, around 10:00 a.m. a Missouri Highway Patrol Officer pulled over a red minivan for a traffic stop near Highway 210 & I-35.

A suspect fled from the traffic stop on foot. Troopers attempted to stop the suspect but were unable to catch him. 

A state trooper was hurt in the foot pursuit, resulting in minor injuries. 

According to reports, the suspect is a white male wearing a red t-shirt and blue jeans.

Highway Patrol say they also found drugs inside of the vehicle.

Reports say a police helicopter is searching for the suspect in that area.

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