Man charged after police officer dragged with car down Birmingham road

By Thomas Parkes | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

A man has been charged after a police officer was dragged along 50ft of road by a car in Birmingham.

Percy Road. Photo: Google Street View

The officer suffered cuts to his legs, arms and hips, during the incident last Saturday on Percy Road.

The police officer was not seriously injured, a spokesman for West Midlands Police confirmed.

Mohammed Banaras, aged 29, handed himself in to police at Perry Barr custody block yesterday afternoon.

He was later charged with attempted GBH, driving while disqualified, dangerous driving and driving with no insurance.

Banaras of Lyncroft Road, Tyseley, was due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court today.

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
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