Shoplifter Drags Cop with Car; Punches 2 Others


New Jersey authorities say a shoplifting suspect dragged a police officer with her vehicle as she tried to flee and attacked two other officers who tried to help him.

Latonya Hendricks faces numerous counts, including assault by auto and three counts of aggravated assault on a police officer. It’s not known if the 42-year-old Paterson woman has retained an attorney.

Elmwood Park police say the incident began around 2:10 p.m. Wednesday at a grocery store. She allegedly shoved a store employee and ran through the parking lot, but an officer saw her and approached her car. When the officer tried to prevent her from driving off… The Eagle

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