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Prince George's County officer dragged by vehicle during traffic stop, police confirms

The officer sustained non-life threatning injuries and was taken to a hospital, said police.
Credit: internal

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — A Prince George's County Police officer was dragged by a car during a traffic stop in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, according to the county police department in a statement.

During the traffic stop around 9:30 p.m. at Cindy Lane and Central Avenues, the driver took off dragging the officer who had walked up to the car after pulling it over, said the department. 

The officer sustained non-life threatning injuries and was taken to a hospital, said police.

Police said the driver was pulled over for multiple traffic charges. 

Officers at the scene did recover a gun, added police.

Charges are still pending against the driver, said police. 

WUSA9 will continue to add more information to this story as it comes into our newsroom and station.

Credit: internal

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