Authorties looking for man in Sulphur area

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who fled on foot Thursday afternoon following a traffic stop near Sulphur, authorities said.

Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said the man is not believed to be dangerous or a threat to residents.

The man being sought fled into a wooded area and has a warrant out for his arrest for felony theft.

His name was not released.