A Manassas man faces charges of felony eluding, reckless driving and two counts of attempted malicious wounding of a law enforcement officer following a disturbance on Sept. 21.
Manassas City police said that two officers were on foot patrol investigating a "disturbance" in the area of Stevens Court and Confederate Trail at 10:30 p.m. when they were "nearly struck by a vehicle fleeing the area."
"The officers had identified themselves as police and commanded the driver of the vehicle to stop," said a press release from the department. "The driver ignored their commands and accelerated toward them. The officers were able to get out of the way of the vehicle before it struck them."
Police said "the suspect continued driving recklessly down Confederate Trail."
The suspect was identified as Timothy Lee Settle, 33, of Manassas.
Manassas City police said Prince William County Police assisted in this case.
Settle was held at the adult detention center with no bond, pending a Dec.13 court date, police said.
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