Monday, April 15, 2013

Pursuit Suspect Sought

The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s help to find a man who fled a police traffic stop on Sunday morning.

At approximately 5:43 a.m. Sunday, an officer attempted to stop a blue Ford Mustang for a traffic violation in the 2700 block of West Broad Street. Though the vehicle initially stopped, it took off as the officer approached on foot.

Officers terminated the pursuit when it entered Henrico County. Richmond Police was later notified by Henrico County Police that the driver had crashed into a house and ran from the scene there.

After determining the driver’s identity, officers obtained warrants for his arrest. The Department needs the public’s assistance to find Uanas R. Elmawri, 27, whose last known address is the 3400 block of Danrett Lane. He is wanted on charges of reckless driving, felony eluding police and hit and run.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.