IMPD officer slightly injured during west side traffic stop
A Metro Police officer was slightly injured early Tuesday morning when a suspect drove off from a traffic stop on Lafayette Road.
Police dispatch reported the stop occurred around 2:00 a.m. near 16th and Lafayette Road. The suspect drove off, dragging the officer by the arm over a short distance.
The brief pursuit ended near 24th and Lafayette, where the suspect was arrested.
The injured officer is expected to make a full recovery.