Odessa Police searching for suspect involved in hit-and-run incident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A hit and run has deputies searching for an Odessa woman.

They say shoplifted and then plowed over an off duty deputy, who tried to stop her.

The woman hit the deputy in her vehicle Friday evening at the Lowes off of University and Rodondo.

Deputies at the Sheriff's Department say the deputy caught the woman stealing, she fled the store and sped off, running him over on the way out.

The deputy had minor scrapes and was treated and released.

Keep it here on NewsWest 9 for the latest as deputies continue the investigation.