Munster Police Search For 2 Suspected Of Trying To Hit Officer With Vehicle

Sun-Times Media Wire
January 08, 2020 - 6:50 am
Two people wanted for questioning in a Dec. 9, 2019, incident where a Munster police officer was almost hit by a vehicle.

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Two people are wanted for questioning in relation to an incident in which a Munster, Indiana, police officer was almost hit by a vehicle.

Officers responded to the Target in Munster Dec. 9 for reports of a stolen vehicle in the parking lot, Munster police said.

When they arrived, a male driver in the vehicle drove straight at an officer at a high rate of speed, forcing the officer to jump out of the way, police said.

Officers chased the vehicle for a short time, but it was able to escape, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspects is asked to call Detective Mark Ashcraft at 219-836-6678 or mashcraft@munster.org.

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