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Marietta police officer kidnapped, dragged one mile during traffic stop

Lauren Foreman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on

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ATLANTA -- A Marietta police officer was kidnapped and dragged one mile during a violent traffic stop Thursday morning, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Another officer was pushed into traffic, police said.

The officers were not injured in the incident, authorities said.

According to police, one officer was attempting to detain a driver when he was pulled into the suspect's vehicle. The vehicle took off and traveled for a mile before stopping, officials said.

Three people were arrested and multiple handguns were recovered.

Georgia State Patrol troopers and Cobb County police officers assisted in the investigation.

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