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DeKalb County officer dragged during traffic stop

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DeKalb County officer dragged during traffic stop


Illustration: A DeKalb County Police vehicle. Photo obtained via Wikimedia Commons

Three people are in custody following an incident on Tuesday that resulted in an officer being dragged by a vehicle.

The incident happened at Capistrana Place in greater Decatur, near Glenwood Road.

According to DeKalb County Police, the 35-year-old officer has worked for the department for eight years. He was conducting a traffic stop when there was “some sort of physical altercation.” The officer was dragged and then thrown from a vehicle, according to police.

WSB-TV reported the officer was transported to Grady Hospital.

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