A Toronto man is wanted on several charges, including attempted murder, after he allegedly ran down a police officer with his car.
Around 11:22 p.m. on November 21, the officer was on patrol in the Eglinton Avenue West and Weston Road area.
According to police, gunshots rang out nearby and the officer sprang into action.
He spotted a car speeding away from the area and signaled for the driver to pull over.
Instead of stopping, police say the suspect drove into the officer, dragging him over 50 metres (165 feet).
They were taken to hospital with serious injuries, but have since been released.
Investigators have identified the driver as Terry Baksh, 39, of Toronto. He is wanted on several charges including: attempted murder, dangerous driving, flight from police, drive while disqualified and fail to comply with recognizance.
If you see him, don’t approach, just call 911 right away. Police say he is considered violent and dangerous.
Officers are encouraging Baksh to find a lawyer and turn himself in.
Anyone with information about Baksh’s whereabouts is asked to call police at 416-808-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477 (TIPS).
Photo courtesy of Toronto police