Peel Police are investigating after an officer was dragged by a vehicle last night while the officer attempted to stop a suspected impaired driver. It happened in Malton, near Pearson International Airport. Police say the driver was leaving the Airport Strip club when the incident occurred. Reports say the driver and a female passenger fled on foot at the nearby International Centre. The K9 and tactical units were called in and the couple was arrested after a brief foot pursuit. The officer sustained minor injuries. Any witnesses are encouraged to contact Peel Regional Police. There has been no statement from police thus far.
Story credit: Jeremy Cohn via Twitter
Video: Strong police work as 2 suspects were arrested after a Peel officer was dragged a short distance (luckily never hit the ground) when a vehicle fled from the Airport Strip Club. Driver & passenger arrested, suspected impaired. Earlier heavy @PeelPoliceMedia presence. pic.twitter.com/qEsCyZTiPX
— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyCohnTV) June 4, 2019