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Bike team officers police dodge wayward vehicle; bicycles not so lucky; suspect at large

MPO Renee Carr, public information officer for the Prince William County Police Department, filed this report:

Attempted Malicious Wounding of a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – On August Friday, 14 at 11:53PM, officers with the bike team observed a suspicious vehicle in the 8200 block of Community Dr. in Manassas (20109) and attempted contact with the driver.

As the officers approached the vehicle, the driver, later identified as the accused, placed the vehicle into reverse almost striking an officer and hitting a police department bicycle. The accused then put the vehicle in drive and drove at two additional officers from the team.

The officers were able to move out of the way of the vehicle before the accused struck their two police department bicycles and fled the area. Responding officers located the vehicle in the area and attempted a vehicle stop. The accused stopped the vehicle at the end of Fairmont Dr before fleeing on foot.

A police K-9 and Fairfax County police helicopter searched the area for the accused who was not located.

Minor injuries were reported by one of the officers involved. Following the investigation, officers obtained arrest warrants for the accused, identified as Christopher Patrick HAYNES. Attempts to locate the accused have been unsuccessful.

Wanted:  Christopher Patrick HAYNES, 27, of the 10100 block of Parkview Dr. in Manassas Described as a black male, 5’11”, 170lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. He is wanted for 3 counts of attempted malicious wounding of LEO, 1 count of felony hit and run, 1 count of felony destruction of property, and 1 count of reckless driving

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