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.
#NOW:Heavy police presence at Veterans Memorial and Antoine Dr. A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the driver fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male wearing an orange hoodie.— Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4 (@Pct4Constable) January 12, 2023
Police helicopters are assisting.
Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/NSK3TJJe0Z