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Man Charged After Running Over Police Officer

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BOWLING GREEN, KY- One of Tennessee's most wanted criminals has been put behind bars after allegedly running over a police officer while trying to avoid arrest.

Police said Troy Tyson was caught shoplifting at the Greenwood Mall in Bowling Green Friday night. While trying to escape he jumped in his car, knocked Officer Brad Hogue to the ground, and ran over his leg. He collided with several other cars before trying to run away.

This was not Tyson's first offense. In April 2012, Clarksville Police said that Tyson nearly ran over a manager at the Kohl's store after also being caught shoplifting.

Tyson was charged with assaulting an officer and evading police, he could face other charges as well.

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