AMORY – According to a press release from the Amory Police Department, an Amory police officer was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center Gilmore-Amory Tuesday afternoon to be treated for minor injuries after being dragged by a vehicle.

The officer was on the scene due to a complaint of a subject in a vehicle parked on private property, according to the press release. The officer was speaking with the driver and then the driver sped away, dragging the officer a short distance.

Other officers pursued the vehicle, and the driver was taken into custody a short time later.

The incident is still under investigation with charges pending.

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