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Man Flees on Foot From Traffic Stop, Leaves Two Kids in Car

by ARLnow.com July 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0

Police have issued warrants for a suspect who fled from a traffic stop in Lyon Village early Saturday.

Just after midnight an Arlington County police officer pulled over a vehicle driving on N. Danville Street with its headlights off, according to an ACPD crime report.

The driver then got out of the car and ran off, leaving two kids and another adult behind, a police spokeswoman said.

Officers searched the area and were unable to find the man, but warrants have been issued for him on a number of charges.

More from the crime report:

ELUDING, 2017-07150002, 1800 block of N. Danville Street. At approximately 12:13 a.m. on July 15, an officer on routine patrol observed a vehicle traveling without headlights. The officer activated her emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop and the male suspect exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot. Units responded and searched the area with negative results. Warrants for possession of cocaine, driving on a revoked license, eluding, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor were obtained. The investigation is ongoing.

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