Suspect flees on foot following traffic stop in NW Harris County, deputies say

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Deputies are searching for a suspect who they said fled on foot during a traffic stop on Thursday.

According to Harris County Constable Precinct 4′s office, the incident took place near the Veterans Memorial and Antoine Drive.

Authorities say a constable deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop before the driver got out of the vehicle and began running away on foot.

The suspect was described by deputies as a man wearing an orange hoodie and was last seen running northbound through a nearby hotel.

Officials are reporting a heavy police presence in the area and are asking residents to avoid the area.

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