LCSO Unable to Locate Two Men who Fled Traffic Stop

Police in Loudon County are searching for two people on the run after a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. Around 1:00 a.m., a white Infinity with a license plate reported stolen out of Blount County was found in the Glendale Community.

As the deputy attempted to make the traffic stop two men got out of the vehicle and took off. Both men were in shorts and t-shirts. One was appeared to be barefoot.

Authorities set up a perimeter, brought in K-9 units and a helicopter. However, search crews were unable to locate the men overnight.

Officials say they men are not believed to be from the area and may be looking for assistance. If you have any information on the incident or have seen the men you’re asked to contact Deputy Mark Rodriguez at (865) 986-4823.

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