UPDATE: Man arrested after hitting BGPD officer during traffic stop

Published: Sep. 19, 2021 at 3:29 PM CDT
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Bowling Green Police Department has announced on Facebook that Buford has been arrested and thanks everyone for their help in locating him.


Bowling Green Police say they have issued a search warrant for the arrest of 69-year-old Barry Buford--who police say struck an officer while fleeing from a traffic stop.

BGPD say Buford is wanted for Assault 2nd Degree, Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree and Fleeing from police 1st Degree.

Buford is 5′10″ 225 pounds and is driving a 2009 black Cadillac with tag number 785XLC.

Police say the officer received minor injuries and was treated at an area hospital.

If you know the location of Buford, call 270-393-4000 or 9-1-1.

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