A man whom police had handcuffed during a traffic stop escaped on foot early Wednesday afternoon, prompting a police search and a request for help from anyone who sees him.
The man was last seen at Morrisville Parkway and Chapel Hill Road about 12:30 p.m., police said.
The man was described as being in his 20s, about 5-foot-9, with long, black hair worn in a ponytail, a turquoise shirt and tan pants.
He was handcuffed.
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Police were searching in areas south of Morrisville Carpenter Road west of Crabtree Creek, in the area of Kudrow Lane.
Wake County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units were helping in the search.
Police asked anyone with information about the man’s location to call 911.