Man arrested after police say he tried to run over several officers

Man arrested after police say he tried to run over several officers
A man is under arrest after authorities say he tried to run over several officers in East Alabama Wednesday night.

OXFORD, AL (WBRC) -A man is under arrest after authorities say he tried run over multiple officers in East Alabama Wednesday night.

In a social media post, Oxford’s Police Chief Bill Partridge said Heflin police stopped the suspect who was driving a 2016 Ford Mustang in a parking lot in Heflin when he tried to run over officers and bystanders. Partridge says the man got away on fled west on I-20. During the pursuit he was stopped by Oxford police and tried to run them down in an attempt to get away.

The Oxford police officers received minor injuries.

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