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Man flees traffic stop in Wyoming County

VARYSBURG – State Police were searching Friday night for a motorist who took off after a routine traffic stop in Wyoming County near Varysburg.

Trooper James O’Callahan said the suspect fled after the car was stopped about 7:30 p.m.

“They ID’d the person,” he said, adding that the man had a suspended license.

“They know who he is,” he said. “There’s no threat right now. I think he was just trying to get away.”

No other details were available.