Name of officer who hit suspect on horseback released
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Lynchburg Police say Officer Michael Johnson, assigned to Patrol Operations, was the officer who hit a suspect fleeing police on horseback March 21.
Officer Johnson remains on restricted duty, per LPD policy.
The suspect fell off of the horse and was taken to a hospital for treatment. The horse was not injured.
Officer Johnson is a six-year veteran of the Lynchburg PD.
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