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Suspect Rams Police Car

An Amarillo officer is rammed into by a driver after a slow speed pursuit.

The Amarillo Police Department says the officer was attempting to stop the man when he left northbound in the 800 block of North Manhattan.

When the officer got closer... The subject reportedly slammed on his brakes, put the car in reverse and rammed into the officer's vehicle.

The officer was able to take the man into custody.

Both the officer and the man were taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The man has been charged with aggravated assault against a peace officer.

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