A Niagara Regional Police officer is recovering after being dragged by a vehicle he pulled over.
The unnamed officer stopped a car around 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of Drummond Road and Dunn Street after receiving reports of a vehicle driving erratically.
Police say the vehicle drove off and the officer was dragged a short distance.
The officer fired a shot at the vehicle but the driver wasn’t hurt.
Police say the officer was taken to hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released.
Police say around 1:30 a.m. Friday a man was arrested in Niagara Falls.
Gurjot Kooner, 29, of Mississauga has been charged with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and assault police.
Officers are still searching for the suspect vehicle involved, described as a white, two-door, 2008 Honda Accord.