Police search for man after short pursuit in northeast Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Police searched for a man after a short pursuit Wednesday afternoon in northeast Oklahoma City.

The man reportedly ditched his vehicle around 12 p.m. near N.E. 13th and Kate.

He then took off on foot, and police tried to apprehend him.

The man, identified as 28-year-old Cedric Dawson, is now in custody.

Police said the pursuit started out as a traffic stop.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.