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* Man Runs Over Oakland Police Officer’s Foot While Trying to Flee Traffic Stop

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Oakland police arrested a man driving a motorcycle Saturday night after he ran over a police officer’s foot while trying to flee a traffic stop, according to an officer with the Oakland Police Department patrol division. At about 10:47 p.m. Saturday, an officer stopped the driver in the 3200 block of Brookdale Avenue in East Oakland, according to the patrol division. The motorcycle driver tried to flee, and he ran over the officer’s foot. Police arrested him and recovered a handgun, and he was also wanted for outstanding warrants. The officer suffered minor injuries and was able to drive himself to the hospital.

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