Suspect nearly hits police officer in Colorado Springs

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Police are investigating after two people in a car almost hit a police officer in Colorado Springs Sunday night.

It happened around 10 p.m. in the area of Half Moon Drive, which is located off Constitution Avenue near Powers Boulevard.

Officers responded to the area on a report of a suspicious car parked in someone’s driveway. When officers contacted the two people inside the car, the driver tried to back up then pulled forward toward the officer. The police officer was able to jump out of the way and was not injured.

Police say the car then left the area in an unknown direction.

The investigation is ongoing.

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