Two arrested in connection to North Little Rock police officer hit by driver

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UPDATE:

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police have arrested two men in connection to a North Little Rock officer being hit by a car Monday afternoon.

Police officials in North Little Rock say an officer was hit by a passing car Monday afternoon while on a stop.

According to officials, Delvin Hammond, 42, was driving when he was pulled over in a traffic stop at 2511 Highway 161 near a Shell Gas Station around 1:45 p.m.

Delvin Hammond, 42

Police said that when Hammond heard radio chatter about warrants for his arrest he put the car in drive and hit the officer.

Hammond left the scene but police later found his vehicle at the residence where it was registered and arrested Hammond and his passenger Timothy Emmitt, 25.

Timothy Emmitt, 25

Department officials said the officer was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment but only sustained minor injuries, adding that no one else was injured.

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