Abbeville Police Seeking Man in Assaulting an Officer

A man wanted for assaulting an officer is on the loose and police need your help.

According to Abbeville Police, the suspect assaulted an officer during a routine traffic stop around 9:15PM Wednesday night.

Officials say he then fled into the wood line at Highway 431 and Singletary Road.

Police began a foot pursuit and Ventress Prison sent their K-9 unit to track down the suspect.

Police called off the pursuit Thursday morning.

Man is wanted for assault second degree, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance.

He is still on the loose.

If you have any information call Abbeville Police at 585-2222.

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