Jefferson City police look for suspect in assault on officer

Jefferson City police are asking for help in locating Bryce Efford, who is wanted for allegedly assaulting an officer.

Jefferson City police are asking for your help in locating a suspect who allegedly resisted arrest and assaulted an officer.

According to police, officers conducted a traffic stop Thursday night at about 9:40 in the 900 block of Fairgrounds Road. It was determined that the driver, Bryce Efford, 25, was driving on a revoked license.

When officers tried to take him into custody, he resisted, causing injuries to one officer which will require follow-up attention. Another officer deployed a Taser, but to no effect. Efford then fled on foot, leading officers on a chase through backyards on Fairland Road, Village Drive, and into the Covington Gardens subdivision, where the search was called off.

A 9mm handgun was located in Efford's car. He is wanted for Assault on an Officer, Resisting Arrest, and Driving While Revoked.

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