Suspect caught after hitting police cruiser in Franklin

Credit: Franklin Police Department
FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP/WLWT)A Dayton man has been arrested and charged with assault on a police officer and other offenses after authorities say he drove a car toward an officer, hitting her cruiser.
A woman told police investigating a domestic disturbance Saturday that 23-year-old Tavon Wallace had fled in her car.
Police say an officer saw the car coming toward her at an intersection and turned on her emergency lights before getting out.

They say Wallace jumped from his vehicle and ran. His car hit the cruiser and rolled toward an apartment building, where it was stopped by a large rock and a satellite antenna.

Police apprehended Wallace about 20 minutes later. He’s being held without bond pending a court appearance Tuesday. It wasn’t immediately known if he’s represented by a lawyer provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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