SAPD cop dragged by man in truck after routine stop

Officer searching vehicle on southside when driver took off

Published On: May 26 2013 10:44:03 AM CDT   Updated On: May 26 2013 10:47:49 AM CDT
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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.