Driver abandons passenger when fleeing on foot from traffic stop

TULSA - A traffic stop ended with a foot chase through midtown Tulsa.

Officers pulled over a green pickup truck at 15th and Denver around 2 a.m. but the driver got out and ran, leaving his female passenger behind.

Police tracked him down, set up a perimeter and quickly spotted the suspect's shoes near a dumpster at 16th and Cincinnati where he'd jumped a fence.

Oficers found him hiding under brush.

The man, whose identity hasn't been released, was arrested for the traffic violation and obstruction of justice.

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