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Two Prince George's County Police Officers Injured in Incidents Involving Cars

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    A manhunt is underway for two people accused of intentionally hitting officers in Prince George's County in two separate incidents. (Published Thursday, July 16, 2015)

    A Prince George's County Police officer struck by a car early Thursday was the second officer injured in incidents involving cars in eight hours.

    When an officer approached a stolen car in a gas station parking lot in the 4400 block of Wheeler Road in Oxon Hill about 1:15 a.m., the driver accelerated and hit the officer, flipping him on to the hood, police said.

    The vehicle, a gold 2008 Subaru Outback with license plates DT2586 continued toward D.C.

    The officer, a Gold Medal of Valor recipient, was treated for minor injuries at a hospital and released.

    Suspect Still on Loose After Dragging Police Officer Through Street

    [DC] Suspect Still on Loose After Dragging Police Officer Through Street
    A suspect who dragged a police officer through the street after a traffic stop is still on the loose. Molette Green reports.
    (Published Thursday, July 16, 2015)

    Wednesday about 5:40 p.m., another officer became caught in a car's door during a traffic stop in the area of Alberta and Todd drives in District Heights. The driver sped off, pulling the officer along, and slammed into a tree about 100 yards away.

    The suspect, identified as 26-year-old Danny Lee Harvell, fled on foot. Officers, K9 units and a police helicopter searched for him Wednesday.

    The officer had surgery to repair an injury to his leg and is recovering.

    Search for Driver Who Dragged Police Officer

    [DC] Search for Driver Who Dragged Police Officer
    Prince George's police are searching for a driver who escaped after dragging a police officer who had been caught in the door of the car. News4's Molette Green reports.
    (Published Thursday, July 16, 2015)