Crash alert: Suspect rams police car during pursuit

by Ponce Law | August 14th, 2020

MURFREESBORO, TN – Police say a suspect fled the scene after crashing into a police car in Rutherford County early Friday morning, according to Fox 17 Nashville.

The incident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. as authorities were pursuing the man on the 2000 block of Northwest Broad Street in Murfreesboro. Police said the suspect, who was wanted for attempted armed robbery, rammed a police officer’s car head-on and then ran away.

Law enforcement authorities began a manhunt for him in a wooded area, with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and a drone brought in to assist in the search. There were no injuries reported in the crash.

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