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Driver, passenger in custody after ramming Phoenix police patrol car

Posted at 3:32 PM, Jan 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-06 19:42:28-05

PHOENIX — A driver has been arrested after allegedly ramming a Phoenix police patrol car and fleeing from the scene.

According to Phoenix police, officers briefly pursued a suspect's vehicle after the driver rammed a patrol car with their vehicle.

The driver and passenger fled from the suspect's vehicle near 7th Avenue and Roosevelt Street. Police took the passenger into custody and conducted a search for the driver in the area.

After a brief search, police said the driver was found and taken into custody. There are no outstanding suspects at this time, police say.

An investigation is underway.