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April 24, 2013
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Video: Man approached by cops pretends to sleep, takes off

The suspect was found moments later running down the street in only his underwear

By Jana Eschbach
CBS 12 News

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — With the rash of home break-ins plaguing this area, neighbors are on alert. Port St. Lucie Police were called to investigate a suspicious car on SW Consolata Avenue.

When the police tried to talk to the driver of a 2006 blue Dodge Charger parked in the roadway, Torrey Howard took off. The officer says Howard was pretending to be asleep in the car. As the officer tried to get the Howard's attention, he tore off at high speed.

When police found Howard, he was running down the street in his underpants near Gatlin Boulevard and Savona.

Full Story: Suspicious Vehicle Leads To Police Chase; Half Naked Suspect In Port St. Lucie

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