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Vancouver Man Steals Police Car During Traffic Stop

VANCOUVER, Wash. - A Clark County man avoided serious injury when he ran from a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop and stole the deputy's patrol car. KGW-TV reports that the deputy fired one shot at Raymond H. Hall, which allegedly grazed his arm, early Sunday morning. Hall then allegedly ditched the patrol car one mile away and fled on foot to the home of a couple who gave him a change of clothes.

A 911 caller told dispatchers that a man with one shoe had fled the neighborhood. Police couldn't find Hall with a helicopter and K-9 search team. Deputies spotted a cab that they felt was out of place in the neighborhood. The cab was stopped and Hall was found as a passenger inside.

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