MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Mississippi officer is being hospitalized after being run over by two suspects in a stolen car Monday afternoon.
Sheriff Dickerson says the K-9 officer was attempting to stop the vehicle that was being pursued and the officer went partially under the car and got hit around the waist and back.
WMC-TV reports Robert Darnell Watkins was arrested on scene and charged with attempted murder. The passenger riding with 36-year-old Watkins has not been charged with a crime.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating the case.