Roxbury man charged after he and a police officer had been struck throughout a foot pursuit

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Roxbury man charged after he and a police officer had been struck throughout a foot pursuit

A Boston police officer and a Roxbury man had been each struck by a car in Egleston Square after police say the person fled from the officer, who was making an attempt to put him underneath arrest.

Wilfredo Burgos, 39, is dealing with costs of resisting arrest, and assault and battery on a police officer, in accordance with Boston police. Burgos additionally had a number of lively warrants, together with ones for receiving stolen property subsequent offense, larceny underneath $1,200, receiving a stolen bank card, receiving a misplaced bank card, unauthorized use of a bank card, and receiving an improper bank card, all out of Roxbury District Court; working with a suspended license from Worcester District Court; and working with a suspended license subsequent offense out of East Brookfield District Court.

Police had been known as to 3084 Washington St. round 10:36 a.m. When they arrived, they discovered the officer on the bottom. The officer instructed responders that he noticed Burgos within the space and, understanding that he had a number of warrants, tried to arrest him.

“At this time, the suspect violently pulled away from the officer in an attempt to evade arrest and continued to flee away from the officer,” police mentioned. “The officer gave chase across Washington Street and passed behind a large truck. At this time, both the officer and the suspect were struck by a motor vehicle traveling from Columbus Avenue towards School Street.”

The officer sustained severe however not life-threatening accidents, whereas Burgos’s accidents had been minor, in accordance with police. They had been each taken to native hospitals.

The driver concerned stayed on scene and hasn’t acquired a quotation, police mentioned.

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— WCVB-TV Boston (@WCVB) May 16, 2019

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