Authorities search for man who jumped off bridge during stop - FOX 13 News

Authorities search for man who jumped off bridge during traffic stop

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BELLAIR BEACH (FOX 13) -

State and local agencies are searching for man who jumped off the Belleair Causeway Bridge during a traffic stop Tuesday night.

Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies pulled him over. They say when they approached him, he got out of his car, ran and just jumped over the ledge.

Deputies describe him as a white male who is 34 years old. He was wearing blue jeans and a dark colored T-shirt at the time.

His vehicle was a 2005 dark blue Dodge Durango, with the tag, "M0BEE."

The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife looked for the man in the water, but they could not find him.

If anyone has information on this person's whereabouts, contact the sheriff's office at (727) 582-6200.

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