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Police take suspect into custody who pointed gun at Claycomo officer

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Police search for a suspect who pointed a gun at a Claycomo officer.  It happened on U.S. Highway 69 near Bryant Street just before noon. (KCTV5) Police search for a suspect who pointed a gun at a Claycomo officer. It happened on U.S. Highway 69 near Bryant Street just before noon. (KCTV5)
CLAYCOMO, MO (KCTV) -

Police were searching for a suspect on Thursday who pointed a gun at a Claycomo officer.

It happened on U.S. Highway 69 near Bryant Street just before noon.

Police said it started as a routine traffic stop but then the driver ran off and threatened the officer with a gun. No shots were fired.

For a period of time, the suspect was contained to a nearby apartment complex which had to be evacuated.

By 4:30 p.m., the suspect had been taken into custody. 

Kansas City, Pleasant Valley, Liberty and Clay County law enforcement helped with the investigation.

KCTV5 News is working to get more information. 

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