One injured, KC officer assaulted in police pursuit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A wanted man led police on a pursuit in Kansas City Sunday afternoon before assaulting an officer and injuring a driver near the scene.

Authorities followed the man, who is wanted on several warrants, to a fast food restaurant near Interstate 470 and Blue Ridge Boulevard.

The man fled police, hit a curb and drove several blocks before slamming into another vehicle.

He fought with officers, kicking one in the face. Police were able to subdue him with a taser and take him into custody.

The driver of the struck car had to be cut out by firefighters. He suffered minor injuries.

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