CHICAGO – A Northwest Side man faces felony charges after authorities say he intentionally struck a Chicago police officer with his vehicle while attempting to flee a traffic stop.
Timothy Hendricks, 32, was charged with first-degree attempted murder, aggravated battery and harm to police, resisting and obstructing an officer, possession of cocaine, and other various traffic offenses.
According to police, Hendricks was arrested around 8 p.m. Thursday after striking a CPD officer amidst an attempt to flee a traffic stop in the 1000 block of N. Ridgeway in Chicago’s Humboldt Park.
Officers detained Henricks after he ran away from the scene on foot.
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The officer suffered an arm injury and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
Hendricks was due in bond court on Saturday.