Man Arrested After Ramming Springs Police Car

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado Springs police officer suffered minor injuries after his patrol car was rammed while trying to stop the driver of a reported stolen car.

The driver took off Wednesday after ramming the patrol car and crashed into a fence.

Charles Smart is facing charges of assault, careless driving and eluding police.

A passenger, Margot Selgam, was also arrested and charged with theft.

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