8/29/18 Rochester, NY Home invasion suspect jumps into Rochester Patrol car and steals it dragging the police officer 100 feet injuring him. Patrol car and gun later found – suspect escaped.
August 29, 2018 12:36 PM
A Rochester Police Officer was dragged about 100 feet by a burglary suspect in a patrol car Wednesday morning, and that suspect is still on the run.
This happened around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning while police were responding to a home invasion in progress on Eighth street in the City.
The victim, who had been pistol whipped was able to give a description of the suspects’ car.
Officers spotted it nearby on Wabash street.
One suspect was arrested, but another man inside ran away.
Investigators say that suspect ended up getting inside a patrol car and dragged an officer as he tried to stop him.
Officer Chris Schreier had to let go and was treated from scrapes and road burns.
The vehicle and a gun were later found abandoned on Pershing and Rocket Street.
Police are still searching for the second suspect.