HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -- The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman accused of dragging a deputy during a traffic stop early Saturday.

  • Woman dragged deputy from car during traffic stop, deputies say
  • Amber Griffin had an active bench warrant
  • Deputies are still looking for Griffin 

Amber Griffin, 29, was driving a 2018 Silver Kia Rio near U.S. 301 S and Tom Road when a deputy pulled her over. Griffin had an active bench warrant out for her arrest, according to the Sheriff's Office.

According to deputies, Griffin repeatedly refused the deputy's order to exit her vehicle.

When the deputy "took measures to remove Griffin" from the vehicle, she sped off, according to the Sheriff's Office. The deputy, who was partially inside the vehicle was dragged about 20 feet.

He sustained a few cuts on his hand, the Sheriff's Office said.

Griffin is still at large. She is about 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs between 140 and 150 pounds. Griffin has hazel eyes and a tattoo on the right side of her chest.

Anyone with information about where she might be located should contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.