VSP: 2 men exit vehicle, flee scene following traffic stop on I-664 in Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police say one man has been detained while deputies search for another man after the two fled the scene following a traffic stop I-664 in Chesapeake

According to Sgt. Michelle Anaya of Virginia State Police, a state trooper attempted to pull over a vehicle for speeding in the northbound lanes of I-664 at the Bowers Hills interchange just after 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The trooper reported the vehicle going 34 MPH over the speed limit.

Upon stopping, the driver and another passenger got out of the vehicle and fled the scene resulting in a foot pursuit.

The driver, later identified as a 25-year-old man from Virginia Beach, was apprehended without incident. State Police say they are still looking for the passenger described as a man wearing black clothing and a black ski mask.

State Police say they have and are still searching the area for the unknown male passenger in the vicinity of the 4400 block of Airline Boulevard. The situation remains ongoing.

The driver is currently being interviewed and charges are still pending.

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