Nampa Police: Flagger grabbed, dragged by driver

Posted at 10:44 AM, Nov 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-10 12:44:40-05

Nampa Police are investigating a battery that took place Wednesday in which a female flagger was punched in the face and dragged a short distance.

According to a Nampa Police social media posting, the crime occurred about 11:30 a.m. October 8th at the intersection of North Kings Road and East Victory Road in Nampa. “The suspect punched a 67-year-old female flagger in the face, then grabbed onto her while he drove away, dragging her for a short distance,” according to the posting. The man was last seen heading southbound on North Kings Road. 

The suspect is described as an African-American man, about 28 to 30 years old. Police say he was driving a silver Mustang convertible with a black top and dark tinted windows. Witnesses told investigators he had an Idaho license plate that partially read 2CM. 

The victim was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. She is expected to make a full recovery, police said.

If you witnessed this incident, you are urged to message Nampa Police on Facebook or call and leave a voicemail for the investigating officer at 208-468-5680, and choose option 9. Refer case number N17-61886