Man Attempts to Run Over Police Officer

thumb_7b7b1c7712d858cMOUNTAIN HOME, Ark.- A man attempting to run over a police officer Saturday is in custody in Baxter County Jail.

According to a report, 53-year-old Rory Gregory of Mountain Home fled from officials Saturday. Officials report there was an ATV in the back of the vehicle Gregory was driving that matched the description of a stolen one. The Officer attempted to stop Gregory, when the suspect fled in the truck. Pursuit took place. Gregory reportedly rammed his vehicle into the officer’s parole car during the pursuit and as the officer approached Gregory’s vehicle, he attempted to run over the officer.

The officer suffered minor injuries. Gregory was taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center for injuries.

Gregory is now in Baxter County Jail with a one million dollar bond and charged with aggravated assault, fleeing felony, theft of property, and resisting arrest using force. His court date is set for August 28th.

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