The Associated Press
CAMAS, Clark County — Camas police say an officer was injured when he was dragged by a burglary suspect driving away.
The officer was treated for a minor hand injury at a Vancouver hospital.
The incident began when a man arriving at a house Monday to do some work encountered the burglar leaving with stolen property.
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Officers responded as the suspect was trying to start his car. An officer broke the window and was trying to make an arrest when the car started, rammed a patrol car and drove off, briefly dragging the officer.
The car crashed and the suspect ran off. He was tracked down with a police dog and arrested. The 24-year-old is booked in the Clark County Jail, on burglary, robbery and assault charges.