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(WMC-TV) - Tamika Rogers said she has never seen anything like it. Now, Memphis Police are looking for a man who dragged an officer with his car outside of her home.

Police were investigating a call early Sunday morning about Irvin Guy who is accused of taking a Roger's purse and leaving her house.

Officers were parked in front of 1906 Willow Wood taking the theft report when Guy drove up in a 1997 green Nissan Maxima. Then officers approached Guy while he was seated inside of his running vehicle. One officer went to the drivers' side of the Nissan and asked him to exit the vehicle.

Guy opened the drivers' side door as if he was going to get out. An officer attempted to place Guy under arrest, but he refused. Officers then attempted to remove him from his vehicle, at which time Guy put the car in reverse.

He then backed up from the location at a high rate of speed with one officer being trapped between the drivers' side door and the frame. Guy continued to back his vehicle up with the officer holding on to the car door to keep from being seriously injured.

The vehicle struck several fixed items which threw the officer from the car to the concrete sidewalk. The suspect continued north where he bailed from his vehicle, and ran into a wooded area.

Police dispatched their helicopter and several ground crews, but Guy got away.

His behavior isn't a surprise to Rogers, who's been with him on and off for nine years.

"I was screaming, yelling just yelling... Because I 'ain't' ever seen nothing like that," said Rogers.

Now she just hopes they find him, and get him off the street.

"When he get mad, he just, whoever around, he want to hurt everybody. 'Ain't' no calming him down. Cops, nobody that's just how he is," said Rogers.

The suspect is 27, and has five active misdemeanor warrants.

The officer involved in this incident was injured, taken to The MED then later released.

If you can help police find Irvin Guy, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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