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Kansas City police say officer attempting to stop fight between two men gets dragged, hospitalized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police say an officer was dragged near the Walgreens at 39th and Broadway in Midtown Kansas City on Thursday night.

Police at the scene told FOX 4's Melissa Stern that the officer spotted an altercation between two men and tried to stop them. When the officer attempted to take one of the men into custody, the man got away and into his car, and dragged the officer when he fled the scene.

Police are still looking for that suspect.

The officer suffered minor head injuries and was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

"The officer is going to be alright, he`s going to be released from the hospital. We`ve got people working on the case, detectives arrived a short time ago, and they`re going to be talking to witnesses," Sergeant Bill Mahoney said.

Police say they are actually looking for two male suspects, but didn`t explain where the second suspect came into play. They are asking any witnesses to call police or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.