Driver Sped Off With Prince George's Co. Police Officer Caught in Door - NBC4 Washington

Driver Sped Off With Prince George's Co. Police Officer Caught in Door

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    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)

    Officers, K9 units and a police helicopter are searching for a driver who sped off with a Prince George's County Police officer caught in the door of a car, crashed and then fled by foot.

    The officer approached the driver near Alberta and Todd drives in District Heights, Maryland, about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to PGPD.

    The officer became caught in the car's door, and then the driver sped off with the officer halfway inside the car, throwing the officer to the ground.

    The suspect slammed into a tree about 100 yards away and then took off on foot, police said.

    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)

    He is identified as 26-year-old Danny Lee Harvell.

    The officer's injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. Information on why the driver was stopped was not immediately available.