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Tampa police searching for driver who fled traffic stop


Tampa police are searching for a suspect who drove toward an occupied police vehicle during an attempted traffic stop Sunday night.

Police say the driver refused to stop after the attempted stop at North Rome Avenue and West Green Street around 11:40 p.m.

After attempting to trap the car, police say the driver drove toward an occupied police vehicle, prompting a second patrol officer to fire at the driver.

The suspect drove away from the scene, and the vehicle was later located, police say.

A search is under way for the driver, police say.

No injuries were reported, police say.

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