Man hits officers with car after accident, flees

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on February 1, 2013 at 2:48 PM

3600 Enright Ave St Louis, MO 63108

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(KMOV.com) -- Police are searching for a man who they say assaulted two St. Louis police officers in Midtown St. Louis as they responded to an accident.

According to reports, the assault happened in the 3600 block of Enright.

Officers arrived on the scene around 11:15 a.m. and encountered a man in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. When the driver saw the officers, he put the car in reverse and accelerated.

One of the officers was struck by the suspect’s vehicle door. The officer suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital. It is not clear if the second officer was injured.

The suspect fled the scene after striking the officer. Police are now searching for the suspect who is described as a 28-year-old male.

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