On 4/9/17 at around 8:00pm a man called to report that a woman who has court ordered conditions not to contact him was parked near his residence. The residence is on High Street in Brattleboro, VT. Officer Amy Fletcher responded to the scene to investigate.
When she arrived at the scene, Officer Fletcher attempted to contact the suspect, who was sitting in a car. The suspect immediately fled the scene in her vehicle, striking the officer.
Officer Fletcher was able to radio for assistance. Additional officers responded as well as Rescue, Inc and the Brattleboro Fire Department. Officer Fletcher was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries. She was released several hours later.
The Brattleboro Police requested that Vermont State Police - Westminster investigate this incident. VSP is investigating and questions related to the case and any charges or arrests should be directed to their office.