Search ends after man flees traffic stop in Ladson; suspect not found

LADSON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say they have ended their search for a man who fled a traffic stop in Ladson on Thursday afternoon.

According to Charleston County Sheriff's Office Major Jim Brady, deputies were helping South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers look for the man in the area between Highway 78 and College Park Road.

Both troopers and deputies called off the search around 2:15 p.m. The suspect has not been located, Brady said.

Corporal Bob Beres with highway patrol said the motorist was being pulled over for driving with expired tags when he sped off before ditching the vehicle on Ladson Road.

Authorities were not able to provide a detailed description of the suspect.

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