A 20-year-old man faces several charges after being accused of dragging a Philadelphia police officer three blocks Sunday with his car.
According to the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Naim Woodley was charged with Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest and other related charges Monday.
Woodley is accused of dragging the officer, who was on patrol Sunday in the area of the 3100 block of G Street.
Investigators say the officer had heard a person screaming in the area and was out investigating when the incident occurred.
The district attorney's office says bail was set at $250,000 for Woodley. He is scheduled to appear in court again later this month.
Police say the officer was taken to a nearby hospital for scrapes and cuts to the left hand and pain to the lower back.
Police have not released the name of the officer.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.
Temperatures will warm headed into Labor Day. Saturday is the pick day of the holiday weekend with dry conditions and highs in the low 80s.
It turns hot and humid by Sunday with sct. shower and thunderstorm chances increasing N&W anytime after 2/3PM. It should remain dry down the shore all day Saturday and most if not all of Sunday.
Saturday (82/62): Sun/Clouds
Sunday (89/70): Clouds/Storm
Monday (90/74): Clouds/Storm
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