Police: Man Tried To Run Down Officers In Lexington

 A man accused of trying to run down police officers in Lexington was arrested on Tuesday.
 According to court documents, police tried to stop Jermaine Benton, 22, back on May 30th in Lexington for outstanding warrants but he refused to stop.
 Police said Benton tried to drive forward in his car, almost hitting two officers.
 He then struck a vehicle that had three people in it including a two-year-old child.
 According to police, Benton then sped off at a high rate of speed almost hitting a police cruiser.
 He is charged with several counts of wanton endangerment and fleeing and evading.

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