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Search Underway For 2 Suspects Who Fled I-24 Traffic Stop

Search Underway For 2 Suspects Who Fled I-24 Traffic Stop

By Laken Bowles. CREATED Jul 31, 2014

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – Officials said they are looking for two suspects who fled the scene of a traffic stop in Rutherford County.

The incident happened around 10 a.m. Thursday on the eastbound side of Interstate 24.

Officials with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said the driver of a 2014 black Ford Explorer was pulled over for a traffic violation near mile marker 85.

While a deputy was talking to the driver and passenger, one of the men jumped into the SUV and sped away, while officials said the second man fled the scene on foot.

“We are trying to positively identify who they are,” Lt. Chris Haynes.

Various law enforcement units have been dispatched in an effort to locate the suspects.