Harvey man charged for hitting police officer with car, police say

Randy Kendricks. (Courtesy Chicago police)

Randy Kendricks, of Harvey, made his first court appearance Saturday after being charged for allegedly hitting a Chicago police officer with a vehicle.

Police say they say saw Kendricks, 19, and another man in a stolen van Thursday and tried to pull them over on the 6000-block of South Wolcott. The men allegedly took off and hit a squad car, officials said. An officer got out of the car and says Kendricks sped up and hit him with the van.

The officer was hospitalized in good condition.
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