Fargo police are searching for a man they say fled from officers earlier this morning.

Police are looking for 32–year–old Joshua Steckroat of Fargo.

They say he was approached around the Econo Lodge motel on 13th Avenue south and I–29.

Steckroat drove off through the Cash Wise parking lot near the motel causing damage to his car in the process.

He then took off on foot.

Steckroat is white with short brown hair standing around six feet tall.

He was last seen wearing a white t–shirt and jeans at the time of the encounter.