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Police seek public's help in finding armed man who fled traffic stop

Police seek public's help in finding armed man who fled traffic stop

Bethlehem police have asked for the public's help in finding a man who fled with a gun during a traffic stop early Wednesday on Route 378. Police have charged 24-year-old Carlos Vasquez-Soto with escape and giving false identification to police. Vasquez-Soto lives in the 400 block of Pawnee Street, police said. According to police: A vehicle driven by Jose Olivrecia, 32, was stopped by police after it was spotted on Route 378 with no rear lights. Vazquez-Soto was a passenger and gave police a false name. When the officers went back to their cruiser to confirm the name, Vasquez-Soto jumped over a guardrail and ran into the woods. Police gave chase, but he escaped. State police and...

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