TPD searching for driver who fled traffic stop - WFLA News Channel 8

TPD searching for driver who fled traffic stop

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

A driver fled a traffic stop in Tampa late Sunday night, and officers fired shots at him, TPD officers told us.

According to the police report, officers tried to pull over the driver at Rome Avenue and Green Street around 11:40 p.m. When the driver didn't stop, they attempted to box him in with a cruiser, but the driver kept moving toward it, officers told us.

One of the TPD officers fired shots at the driver as the car passed by, but they didn't report any injuries.

When TPD officers found the car later, it was empty. They are looking for the driver.

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