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2 suspects in custody after standoff with driver who fled traffic stop in Claycomo

Police are involved in a standoff with a driver who fled a traffic stop in Claycomo.

CLAYCOMO, Mo. — Two suspects are in custody Thursday afternoon after a police standoff involving a driver who fled from a traffic stop.

A spokesperson for the Clay County Sheriff’s Office said a Claycomo officer attempted to pull over the driver just before noon Thursday near Highway 69 and Bryant.

Officials said the driver fled on foot and pointed a gun at the officer, but no shots were fired.

The suspect was contained to an apartment complex and two people were later taken into custody.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said nearby buildings were evacuated or locked down as a precaution. Police have not said if anyone was injured in the incident.

Police are involved in a standoff with a driver who fled a traffic stop in Claycomo.