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Tulsa police say suspect struck officer with vehicle and destroys evidence

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Posted at 7:28 PM, Aug 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 10:41:45-04

Tulsa police officers attempted to make a traffic stop early Sunday evening.

They said the suspect, Anthony Rucker, attempted to run from them before entering a vehicle. Once he was in the vehicle, police said Rucker intentionally drove into a TPD officer striking him with the car.

During the pursuit, they said Rucker also destroyed evidence by eating it.

Anthony Rucker was arrested on charges of assault and battery with a deadly weapon, endangering others by eluding, destroying evidence, and resisting arrest.

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