Police searching for chase suspect near I-55 in Cape Girardeau Co., Mo.

Police looking for man after overnight chase in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Police have responded to an incident near Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau early Thursday morning, Jan. 30.

Law enforcement were on the scene at a business parkway near Pepsi Mid-America, just north of Cape Giradeau off of the 102 mile-marker.

According to Cape Girardeau Police, officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Themis and Louisiana St. for traffic violations around 3:25 a.m.

The driver did not stop and sped away from officers.

Officers said they believe the suspect knew he was wanted on some charges.

The suspect then drove to Lasalle St. near I-55, got out of the vehicle and took off running.

A car appeared to be in a field.

Officers searched the area for the suspect on foot, but did not find him. They left the scene shortly after 5 a.m.

The suspect is described as a thin white male with short hair.

Police said the suspect could still be hiding in the area where he was last seen.

Anyone who spots the suspect or notices anything suspicious is asked to call police.

No one was hurt in the incident.

The vehicle was later towed from the area.

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