ID of man who fled traffic stop in Polk Co., wanted in Spartanburg Co.

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POLK CO., N.C. (WSPA) – Deputies from Polk County and Spartanburg County searched for a man who ran from a traffic stop Friday evening near the North Carolina/South Carolina state line.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy attempted to stop a car on Highway 9 but the driver did not stop and drove into South Carolina before getting out of the car and running into the woods around 7:30pm.

The suspect has been identified as Kristopher Hess.

Deputies say they believe he fled the traffic stop because he has warrants in Spartanburg County.

Both Sheriff’s Offices are working together on this case.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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