Crime

Suspect flees after traffic stop in Bradenton

MANATEE -- A suspect who fled a traffic stop was able to get away, even after a deputy tried to shoot him with a stun gun, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The stop happened about 9:35 p.m. in the 5800 block of 11th Street East.

The suspect got out of his vehicle and ran. During the pursuit, a deputy used a stun gun, "however, the deployment was not successful and the suspect continued running," a news release states.

Deputies searched the area but could not find the suspect.

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