DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham police arrested a man who hit an officer and multiple vehicles while running from police Wednesday night.
According to the Durham Police Department, officers tried to stop a vehicle driven by Janavis Perry,31, who had active warrants at around 6:30 p.m. at East Pettigrew and Briggs Avenue. As Perry attempted to drive away, he hit an unmarked police vehicle causing the door of the patrol car to hit the officer's leg.
Officers attempted to chase after the vehicle but the chase was ended.
The injured officer was treated for what police said were minor injuries.
A short time later, DPD said the 911 dispatch received a call that Perry was involved in a crash on Briggs Avenue near Person Street and attempted to force a person from a pick-up truck. He then stole the truck and drove away from officers.
Police said Perry was involved in four crashes in total. The other two crashes were located at Briggs Avenue at Riddle Road, and Fayetteville Road at NC Highway 54.
No other injuries were reported.
DPD said Perry was arrested at around 1 a.m. in the Brier Creek area by Raleigh Police and the Wake County Sheriff's Office. He faces several charges including assault on a law enforcement officer, breaking and entering a motor vehicle, attempted larceny, and others.
He is being held at the Wake County Jail under a $437,000 secured bond.