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Suffolk County man arrested for hitting a police officer and taking off

Posted at 6:57 PM, Jan 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-26 18:57:06-05

SUFFOLK COUNTY, LONG ISLAND (PIX11)-  Suffolk county police arrested a 54-year-old man for hitting a cop with his car. Police pulled Robert Stein over in a routine traffic stop. When they asked for his license he took off. The mirror on his car hit one of the officers and got caught on his gun belt. The cop was dragged for about 200 yards before being able to free himself. The officer did not suffer any major injuries. Stein has been arrested.