Lawrence police are looking for a man who ran away from an officer who was trying to make a vehicle stop in east Lawrence on Thursday evening.
Sgt. Troy Squire, a police spokesman, said an officer attempted to stop the man for an alleged traffic violation about 5 p.m. on 11th Street east of Haskell Avenue. The suspect, who was described as a white male, got off the motorcycle and ran to the north. Officers were still looking for the man as of 6 p.m. Thursday.
The red motorcycle was laid down on its side near 11th Street and Haskell Avenue. Douglas County Sheriff’s officers were also on the scene assisting police.
Squire said police asked anyone with information to call the department 785-832-7650 or Douglas County Crime Stoppers at 785-843-TIPS (8477).