Police Searching For Man Who Tried To Run Over Cop

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VENICE, IL (KTVI) – A Dodge Ram truck was pulled over in Venice, Illinois this morning for a routine traffic stop.  The officer attempted to question the suspect in the vehicle.  While approaching the truck the suspect tried to run the officer over.

The suspect then fled onto the interstate.  Police pursued the truck in a police chase onto the interstate which ended in Brooklyn, IL.  The suspect fled the vehicle at the 700 block of Jefferson street.  The suspect is on foot and police are currently looking for him in the area.

If you have any information about the suspect or his whereabouts contact the Venice Police at (618) 877-2114.