Midland PD Searching for Suspect Accused of Impersonating an Officer

The Midland Police Department is on the lookout for a suspects who is reportedly impersonating an officer.

Police officials say a man wearing a uniform shirt and driving a black passenger car with red and blue lights pulled a woman over near Illinois Avenue around 7 p.m. Thursday.

The suspect identified himself as Officer Perez and made the woman step out of the vehicle after she reportedly told the man she had a concealed handgun license.

The suspect reportedly patted the woman down and inappropriately touched the woman during the stop, according to police.

He is described as a white man with a dark complexion between the ages of 30 and 40 with black medium length hair parted on the side and about 5'11" tall.

Police say the suspect also has a two inch scar on his right cheek just under his eye.

He was reportedly wearing black rimmed glasses, a black uniform shirt with patches on the shoulders and a badge at the time of the stop.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Midland Police Department at 432-685-7108. They also encourage anyone who has questions about an officers authenticity can call 9-1-1 and ask dispatch to verify or request the presence of a supervisor. 

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