LYNNWOOD, Wash. — A 46-year-old man was arrested after Lynnwood police said he used his vehicle in an attempt to strike a woman, later hit an officer with his door, smashed into the front of another officer’s car and caused a short pursuit Saturday morning on Highway 99.
Police said officers received a call after 11:30 a.m. about a man who had attempted to strike a woman and her vehicle at a 76 gas station at the corner of 196th Street Southwest and Highway 99.
The woman said the man was yelling profanities at her but she wasn’t hit.
Officers caught up with the man in the parking lot of a JoAnn Fabrics, but he refused to get out of his van and drove off, hitting an officer with his door, officials said. The man also smashed into a sergeant’s vehicle.
Police said the man started driving the wrong way down Highway 99 but was turned around after an officer performed a stop technique.
A short pursuit started on southbound Highway 99 and ended with several police vehicles pinning the man’s van in the parking lot of a strip mall located in the 22300 block of the highway, officials said.
No one was injured.
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