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SPD: Duo takes off during traffic stop

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Shreveport police are searching for two people who took off during an attempted traffic stop in the Mooretown neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Police say it happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Baxter Street and Broadway Avenue. As an officer attempted to stop a silver 4-door car, the driver jumped out and ran away. The passenger moved to the driver seat and sped off in the car.

The car was found behind a home a few blocks away on Martha Street. Police were allowed to search the home using a K-9 unit but did not find the driver or passenger.

Police say the driver has dreadlocks and was wearing a black hoodie, a red shirt, white shoes and khaki pants. There is no description for the passenger at this time.

If you know anything about this crime, please call CrimeStoppers at 318-673-7373.

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