SAPD cop dragged by man in truck after routine stop
Officer searching vehicle on southside when driver took off
A man is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer after he tried to leave a search scene and dragged the cop.
According to police, the officer pulled over a truck on Interstate 37 near Hot Wells.
They say the officer began to search the truck.
That's when the man started to drive off, dragging the officer a short distance.
Police began searching for the man, and then got a call from a resident saying he had cornered the suspect and his truck in the 8600 block of Emory Oak.
The driver was taken in and faces charges that aggravated assault on a police officer charge, and an evading arrest.
The officer was not seriously injured, but she was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
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