Traffic stop leads to search in Thompson - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Traffic stop leads to search in Thompson

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State police said they are searching for a driver after attempting to make a traffic stop in Thompson on Thursday morning.

Troopers attempted to make a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 395 around 9:30 a.m. However, state police said the driver did not stop as instructed. 

A short time later, the vehicle did stop and the driver fled on foot from the vehicle. 

Troopers along with K9 teams are searching the area, however that driver was not located as 10:45 a.m. Investigators continue to search the Wilsonville Road area. 

Troopers did not release any details on the driver.

Anyone with info about the driver's whereabouts is asked to call state police at 860-779-4900 or anonymously text TIP711  with information to 236748. 

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