Moskvich ride on the hood of the police after trying to check the documents

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The driver of the car shot a police officer and drove his hood after he decided to check his documents in Moscow, told RIA Novosti source in law enforcement bodies.

The incident occurred on the street of the red Lighthouse in the afternoon of 12 January.

«Cops patrolled the street and noticed the car VAZ-2114, in which the license plate was covered with a piece of paper. As soon as one of the officers emerged from the patrol car to check the driver’s documents, he started moving, drove (police – ed.) about 7 meters on the hood, and then tried to escape,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The driver started the chase, in the end, the 52-year-old guest of the capital was detained. Against him, investigators opened a head case under article 318 of the criminal code (violence against a representative of authorities).

«The injured policeman was taken to hospital with injuries, after treatment he was released,» — said the Agency interlocutor.