OPA-LOCKA, Fla. -

Police are searching for the driver of a stolen pickup truck after they said he crashed into a fence at Carol City Elementary School in Opa-locka.

Opa-locka police said an officer saw a suspicious person in the area of Burlington Street and Northwest 27th Avenue, an area where police said there have been several recent burglaries.

Police said the man then ran to the pickup truck and drove away, attempting to run over the officer in the process.

The officer followed the man, and that's when he crashed into the fence at the elementary school. He then managed to run off.