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Millersville police officer attacked during traffic stop

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Terrell Stevenson is wanted for assaulting a Millersville police officer. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) Terrell Stevenson is wanted for assaulting a Millersville police officer. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)
MILLERSVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A Millersville police officer was attacked by a man during a traffic stop on Monday morning.

Officials searched the area between Bethel Road and Louisville Highway on Interstate 65 and along Ridgecrest Drive, which is near the interstate, for the suspect, who fled the scene on foot. The traffic stop occurred on Ridgecrest, according to police.

Police said Terrell Stevenson attacked the officer during the stop around 8:15 a.m.

Christina Powell was in the car with Stevenson. She was arrested and charged with resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession. She was booked into the Sumner County Jail.

Police said they believe Stevenson is no longer in Millersville. They are asking residents to be mindful of their surroundings while the search for Stevenson continues.

Stevenson is also wanted by Metro police on aggravated assault charges. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Stevenson’s whereabouts is asked to call police.

Check back to WSMV.com and Channel 4 for updates on this breaking news story.

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