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Pa. man charged after Md. police cruiser is hit

Saturday - 5/4/2013, 8:36am  ET

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A Pennsylvania man has been charged with assaulting a Maryland State trooper after he hit a cruiser trying run away from them in a van.

According to The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown (http://bit.ly/11I7Z3O), Washington County District Court records show that troopers had gone to Premium Outlets in Hagerstown this week for reports of counterfeit money being passed. Police approached a van that had been linked to a suspect.

The court documents state that a trooper told the van driver to hand over the keys, but the driver pulled off.

Records indicate troopers pulled up next to the van, which hit the cruiser's fender, jumped a curb and hit several trees.

Twenty-eight-year-old Tyreik Gibson of Lansdowne, Pa., was arrested and charged with assault on a law enforcement officer and other offenses.

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Information from: The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown, Md., http://www.herald-mail.com


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