Scottsdale Motorcycle Police Officer Allegedly Assaulted Caught on Camera
Scottsdale Police Department Press Release
— Scottsdale, Arizona (June 28, 2021) A Scottsdale Police Officer was hit today after a motorist was stopped and then intentionally reversed into the officer’s motorcycle. The initial incident happened near Indian School Rd and Scottsdale Rd. The suspect vehicle, containing a male driver and female passenger, then fled the traffic stop. The suspects struck an uninvolved vehicle, near 75th Street and Indian School Rd and fled from this collision. Officers located the suspect vehicle and a brief pursuit ensued. The vehicle entered an apartment complex near 78th St and Camelback Rd and both suspects fled on foot. The vehicle was later recovered by police.
After a few minutes, we learned the suspects had stolen an ambulance from an unrelated medical incident in the area. The ambulance was abandoned and recovered in the area of 79th St and Heatherbrae. The suspects were last seen by witnesses running into the neighborhood. The female suspect was apprehended by police a short while after.
The male suspect is still outstanding and wanted for Aggravated Assault on an Officer, Theft of an Emergency Vehicle and other charges. He has been identified as 34-year-old Matthew Crook and is described as a white male, 6′ 06″ tall, 330 lbs, last seen wearing a dark-colored shirt with a horizontal stripe, tan pants and tattoos.
The officer sustained minor injuries. The hit and run victim was not injured.
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