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Three arrested after driver tried to run over Fayetteville officers

Posted January 25, 2019 12:20 p.m. EST

Fayetteville Police Department cruiser

Three people were arrested Friday morning after two Fayetteville police officers were hit by a car as they investigated a suspicious vehicle, police said.

The officers were in the process of detaining a passenger of the suspect vehicle in the 300 block of Longbranch Court when the driver sped off, police said. The two officers hit by the fleeing car weren't injured.

Police pursued the vehicle and stopped it near Pittman Grove Church Road and Rockfish Road in Hoke County, police said.

No other details were available.