Police: DEC officer has been dragged behind UTV

Posted at 10:03 PM, Jul 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-22 23:17:49-04

According to Niagara County Sheriff's Officials a DEC officer has been dragged behind the back of a UTV in the Town of Wheatfield for around 300 yards Sunday night. 

The officer is currently conscious and is on the way to the hospital. 

Officials say he was dragged by a man riding a blue UTV wearing a blue helmet near Liberty Drive. He was last seen riding with a heavy set male on an ATV heading north on Witmer Road from River Road.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's office at 716-438-3395.

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