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Driver suspected of DUI strikes police officer

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Police said the officer sustained minor injuries to his face.

Shawnee Police Department

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SOURCE: Shawnee Police Department

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Driver suspected of DUI strikes Shawnee police officer after traffic stop

Police said the officer sustained minor injuries to his face.

The Shawnee Police Department said a driver suspected of driving under the influence and striking an officer is in custody after an incident Friday morning.Police said officers were called to Shawnee Mission Parkway and Nieman to investigate an intoxicated driver call. Police said they located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop after the driver pulled into a driveway in the 1500 block of 67th Street.Police said the driver then walked away as the officer made contact. After that, police said the driver struck the officer and an assistance call was made.The driver was then taken into custody for driving under the influence and battery of a law enforcement officer. Police said the officer sustained minor injuries to this face.

SHAWNEE, Kan. —

The Shawnee Police Department said a driver suspected of driving under the influence and striking an officer is in custody after an incident Friday morning.

Police said officers were called to Shawnee Mission Parkway and Nieman to investigate an intoxicated driver call. Police said they located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop after the driver pulled into a driveway in the 1500 block of 67th Street.

Police said the driver then walked away as the officer made contact. After that, police said the driver struck the officer and an assistance call was made.

The driver was then taken into custody for driving under the influence and battery of a law enforcement officer. Police said the officer sustained minor injuries to this face.

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