Amory police officer taken to hospital after being dragged by car

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AMORY, Miss. (WCBI) – An Amory police officer is recovering after being dragged by a car while responding to a call.

Tuesday afternoon the officer was taken to NMMC Gilmore Hospital for minor injuries.

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The officer was talking to the driver of the car when the driver sped away, dragging the officer for a short distance. Other officers followed the car and the driver was taken into custody.

The officer was responding to a call of a person parked in a car on private property.

Charges are pending for the driver.

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