Deputies searching for man who jumped 'like a deer' out of stolen Lexus following chase
Posted 2:28 p.m. Wednesday
ST. CLAIR, MO — Officials in Franklin County are searching for a man who jumped from a car and ran during a police pursuit Wednesday morning.
A Lexus reported stolen from the West County Volvo Dealership on Manchester Road earlier in the morning was seen driving along the service road near West Springfield around 8 a.m. An official in an unmarked police vehicle spotted the stolen vehicle and started following it.
During the pursuit, the driver flipped the car and then jumped out of it "like a deer" and took off, Franklin County Sheriff's officials said.
Detectives from Manchester are en route to Franklin County to gather more details regarding the incident.
No other details have been released.