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Suspect charged after officer dragged by car in north St. Louis

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Police in the area of Maffitt and Goodfellow after an officer was dragged during a traffic stop Tuesday (Credit: KMOV) Police in the area of Maffitt and Goodfellow after an officer was dragged during a traffic stop Tuesday (Credit: KMOV)
Christopher Davis, 46, is charged with first degree assault resisting/interfering with arrest (STLMPD) Christopher Davis, 46, is charged with first degree assault resisting/interfering with arrest (STLMPD)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A man is facing two felony charges after an officer suffered a minor injury after being dragged by a car in north St. Louis Tuesday morning.

Officers were in the area of Maffitt and Goodfellow investigating drug sales from a vehicle around 7:30 a.m. During the investigation, the suspect vehicle took off, dragging the officer a few feet.

The officer suffered minor injuries to his arm and scrapes, police said. The officer was treated at the scene.

A suspect was taken into custody shortly after the incident.

Wednesday, officials said the suspect, Christopher E. Davis, was charged with first-degree assault and resisting arrest in connection with the incident. The 46-year-old, of the 3300 block of Utah Street, is being held in lieu of a $70,000 cash-only bail.

No other details have been released.

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