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In Michigan, women are arrested after allegedly dragging a police officer with the SUV, slamming into cars

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Two Michigan women were arrested last week for allegedly dragging an officer with an SUV, while fleeing from other officers, police said on Monday.

Officers responded to a JCPenny in Troy, about 25 miles north of Detroit, on Oct. 21, two women are suspected of a retail fraud Detroit, Fox 2 reported.

Markayla Darvay Pruitt, left, and Zetorria at the beginning of the Victim, were arrested last week on charges of evading arrest.

When the officers approached the women, later identified as 23-year-old Markayla Darvay Pruitt, and the 21-year-old Zetorria at the beginning of the Victim, she was walking through the parking lot and got into a black, 2008 Saturn Vue, police said.

The officers in their patrol car in the Hotel, and turned on their emergency lights. One of the officers got out and walked up to the Hotel and attempted to arrest the Victim, according to police. The other officer approached the other side of the car to take Pruitt in prison.

Pruitt, then put the SUV into drive and accelerated forward, in part to catch the officer in the front passenger seat in the car, according to police. The officer was dragged until the Pruitt allegedly struck a parked car, causing the door to slam it in to the office.

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She then allegedly hit another vehicle, causing the passenger door to hit the officer a second time, WDIV-TV reported, citing officials.

Pruitt allegedly tried to make another getaway, but the other officer drew his gun and ordered her to turn in the car at the train station.

The injured officer was taken to a hospital for treatment. The Troy Police Department, on Monday said he is recovering from his injuries.

Pruitt and Ellis were arrested and charged with first-degree retail fraud, and assault, resisting and obstructing a police officer causing injury, and assault with a deadly weapon, WDIV-TV reported.

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They were arraigned in court Jan. 23. Pruitt has been in custody in lieu of $300,200 bail, and the Victim is in custody in lieu of $225,000 bail.

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