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Driver accused of trying to run down Philadelphia police officer

Thursday, August 22, 2013

A suspect is in custody after he allegedly tried to run down a Philadelphia police officer Wednesday night.

The officer was on a bike when the incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. near 25th and Diamond Street.

Police say the driver in a Pontiac vehicle tried to run the officer down.

The officer was unhurt and the suspect stopped and was taken into custody.

Police are trying to sort out all the details.

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