Man assaults police officer before leading them on a chase – Rocky Mount

On Friday 2/9 RMPD stopped off with a male and a female on the side of 64 near Buck Leonard Pkwy.

Once on scene NICOLAS THICO HART 45, assaulted the officer and took off in the car leaving the female on the side of the road. RMPD then started chasing him and came to realize that there was a 7yr old child in the car. For safety purposes for the child the chase was called off. About an hour later the car was found behind a shed on Sunset near Banner Way.  HART and the 7yr old were not found.

The car was seized under the “Run and Done” law.

HART was eventually arrested around 1AM and charged with the following.

ASSAULT ON A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL

DWLR

CHILD ABUSE

PAROLE VIOLATION

RESISTING POLICE OFFICER

SPEEDING TO ELUDE

FLEE TO ELUDE

$20,000 BOND

 

The child is ok.

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