MCSO searching for suspect who allegedly backed into patrol car while fleeing in West Valley
May 17, 2022, 7:08 PM | Updated: May 19, 2022, 1:59 pm
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PHOENIX — Authorities were looking for a suspect who allegedly backed into a patrol car while fleeing in the West Valley on Tuesday.
The incident occurred at a QuikTrip gas station near the intersection of Olive Avenue and Agua Fria Ranch Road, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said.
A deputy with the sheriff’s office activated his lights behind a parked car with a suspected stolen license plate, authorities said.
While the deputy waited for additional units to come, the driver of the car allegedly rammed a car in front of him and reversed into the deputy’s car before taking off, authorities said.
The deputy was not injured.
The car was found a short distance away but the suspect had fled, authorities said.
Anyone with information is asked to please call the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office at (602) 876-1011.
No additional information was available.