Police are seeking a suspect who fled an early morning Monday, Sept. 13, traffic stop in which a rifle and body armor were seized.
At 1:55 a.m. Portland Police Bureau East Precinct officers stopped a BMW near Southeast 136th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. The driver fled from the traffic stop on foot, eluding officers who were unable to locate the suspect. Upon searching the abandoned vehicle, police found a short-barreled rifle, body armor, magazines, ammunition, a baton and a handheld radio.
The incident remains under investigation as police continue to seek the suspect.
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