Amarillo Police: Man arrested after assaulting motorcycle officer with car on Monday

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Published: Jul. 14, 2022 at 4:11 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 14, 2022 at 4:13 PM CDT
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Amarillo police have arrested a man who is involved in hitting a motorcycle officer with a car on McMasters Street Monday afternoon.

According to officials, 45-year-old Joseph A Climer Sr was arrested on the charge of Aggravated assault against a public servant.

Yesterday, Amarillo police were able to identify a possible suspect and the vehicle who backed into a motorcycle officer, pushing the bike and the officer around 20 feet back.

Climer Sr was booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Joseph A Climer Sr, arrested for assault on a peace officer charges (Source: Potter County...
Joseph A Climer Sr, arrested for assault on a peace officer charges (Source: Potter County Detention Center)(Potter County Detention Center)

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