Police Officer Dragged In Town Center Incident

By on July 20, 2017

verona policeFor those of you who spotted a bit of police activity in the center of Verona today, here’s what we know about what happened.

Around noon, a Verona Police Department officer was attempting to remove a person from a vehicle from behind a business on Bloomfield Avenue. Instead of complying, the as-yet unidentified male started his vehicle and tried to leave the area. The officer–also unidentified as of now–was dragged a short distance as the motorist fled.

The officer was taken to the hospital, treated for some minor leg injuries and released.

The motorist was later spotted in Clifton and pursued by the Clifton Police Department before being apprehended in Montclair.

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