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Suspect who attempted to strike Parking Enforcement Officer with his vehicle is caught and arrested

*** This information is preliminary and subject to change***

On February 25th at approximately 12:50 p.m. a Parking Enforcement Officer (PEO) was contacting a male suspect for a disabled placard violation in the 1500 block of Harvard Avenue.  The suspect driver fled the scene in his vehicle, almost striking the PEO in the process.  The PEO was not hit or injured. 

Information about the suspect and vehicle was disseminated citywide.  Downtown patrol officers spotted the suspect vehicle in the 1500 block of 4th Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m.  The suspect was stopped, positively identified by the victim and taken into custody.  This remains an active and on-going investigation.