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(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on charges of assault after allegedly dragging a police officer with his car at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour, prosecutors in California said.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced that 22-year-old Grant Anthony Muldrow of Porter Ranch, was charged with assaulting a police officer, kidnapping and transportation for sale of a controlled substance.
Muldrow was arraigned at the Los Angeles County Superior Court in San Fernando, Department S. His bail was set at $235,000.
According to the police investigation, Muldrow is suspected of being the driver of an SUV that took off when a narcotics officer tried to make an arrest in Granada Hills.
While the officer kept his hand on the steering wheel, he was dragged along as the car reached speeds of up to 45 miles per hour.
Eventually, the car crashed into a tree and a fence. The suspect fled on foot. The officer suffered several broken bones. He remains in good condition.
If convicted, Muldrow faces up to 13 years and eight months in state prison.