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Police: Possibly impaired driver rammed squad cars, drove at officers

The suspect managed to flee without being caught.

A suspect escaped after allegedly ramming police squad cars and driving toward police officers in Brooklyn Park early Thursday morning.

The incident happened in the 6300 block of Boone Avenue North, with police responding to a report of a "slumper" in a vehicle.

"Officers located the vehicle and found that the driver was slumped over and possibly impaired," Brooklyn PD said, noting that the driver then awoke and allegedly refused to obey commands, identify himself, or step out of the vehicle.

"The driver suddenly put the vehicle in drive and began ramming police squad cars," the police report alleges.

"The suspect then drove towards police officers who were out of their cars on foot."

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The officers "jumped out of the way" as the suspect sped off, crashing a short distance away.

Despite a search of the area using a K-9 officer, the suspect wasn't caught. No details have been released about the suspect.

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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