Wanted fugitive backs into police car while trying to escape arrest

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A wanted fugitive backed into a police car while trying to escape arrest Friday night, according to police.

Police said around 10:30 p.m., they found 38-year-old Robert Fernandez inside a car in a parking lot along Academy Boulevard near Chelton Road. Fernandez was wanted on two felony warrants and five misdemeanor warrants.

As officers approached Fernandez, he put his car in reverse and backed into a police car at a low speed, causing minor damage. Officers then arrested him without further incident.

Police said no one was injured in the crash.

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