KNOXVILLE (WATE) — Two people were arrested Thursday night after two officers were almost hit with a car.
The call came in shortly after 4 p.m. Officers responded to a call for a stolen vehicle at Arby’s on Kingston Pike.
Officers found the vehicle parked in front of the restaurant. When officers approached the car, Jeremiah Bias reversed the vehicle.
Investigators say the suspect tried to hit the officers.
Both officers jumped out of the way of the car and Bias struck their patrol car instead.
The suspect drove forward and hit the side of the restaurant.
Bias and his passenger, Marlo Anderson, were arrested. Anderson had three outstanding warrants for aggravated robbery, felony theft and auto burglary.
Bias faces charges for felony theft, two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of felony vandalism and resisting arrest.
There were no injuries to the suspects, officers or innocent bystanders.