Man Who Struck Boylston Police Officer With Vehicle Arrested

Photo: Massachusetts State Police

FITCHBURG, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – A man who struck a Boylston Police officer with a car earlier this week has been arrested.

Authorities arrested 39-year-old Bryan Walker Friday morning on multiple charges including attempted murder, assault and battery on a police officer and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. Multiple law enforcement units have been searching for Walker after he was said to have struck a Boylston Police officer with a car on Wednesday.

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Massachusetts State Police were searching for Walker at a Fitchburg residence Wednesday per an ongoing investigation of which Walker was the target. As troopers approached the residence, Walker fled the scene in a car, struck the officer and kept driving. That officer, who suffered from serious injuries, was taken to UMass Medical Center and is said to still be in treatment.

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Walker’s arrest came after investigators uncovered that he was hiding out at the same address and set up surveillance at the location. Walker was arraigned in Fitchburg District Court and ordered held pending a dangerous hearing on Friday, February 25.

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