Driver arrested, officer nearly struck

Posted at 1:54 PM, Jul 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 20:00:57-04

A man is facing charges after almost hitting a police officer in Riviera Beach.

Police say there was a traffic stop in the 5000 block of Military Trail and then the driver took off and the officer had to jump out of the way.

Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies tracked down the driver on Haverhill Road.

The man was arrested.

His identity has not been released.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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