Naugatuck police searching for motorcycle driver

Naugatuck police are seeking help to identify this man, who they say was driving recklessly and fled from officers July 19 on a sport-style motorcycle. –CONTRIBUTED

NAUGATUCK — Police are searching for the driver of a motorcycle who fled from an attempted traffic stop last week.

Police said the man passed several vehicles, including a marked police cruiser, recklessly on Meadow Street at about 8:30 p.m. July 19. Police said the man fled officers when they attempted to stop him and was last seen heading west on Rubber Avenue Extension.

Police described the man as white and about 20 years old. Police said he was riding a smaller, sport-style motorcycle and wearing a blue coat with dark blue sleeves, jeans and a black helmet.

Police asked anyone with information to contact the Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5221 or the department’s anonymous tip line 203-720-1010.