UPDATE: Search called off in Borger

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UPDATE 6:55 P.M.:

According to DPS Troopers, on Tuesday, October 15, a motorcycle was stopped for a traffic violation on SH-136, east of FM-1319 in Borger.

DPS said for an unknown reason, the motorcyclist fled on foot.

Troopers told us the person was known to them and there was no danger to the public, so the Trooper decided to not follow the individual. DPS said the Trooper will be filing charges for evading arrest or detention through the courts to obtain an arrest warrant.

On October 16, DPS got a report of a person at a business in Borger matching the description of the motorcyclist.

Troopers said they saw the who they believed to the person. Officials said when the person saw Troopers they fled on foot.

DPS officials told MyHighPlains.com, “The Troopers were simply going to visit with the individual about the previous day’s incident. Knowing there was still no apparent danger to the public, the Troopers elected not to follow and will wait for the warrant to be issued through the courts.”

ORIGINAL:

BORGER, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — A search is underway in Borger for a man who fled from Texas DPS on foot, that according to the Borger Police Department.

Borger PD and the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office are assisting with the search.

Currently, officials have a perimeter set up in the area behind Allsup’s in Buena Vista.

We will have more information once is it made available to us.

This is a developing story. Stay with MyHighPlains.com for the latest.

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