CLAY COUNTY, Mo. – Identities have not been released of two men arrested after attempting to run down a Clay County Deputy Thursday morning.

The deputy was checking on a suspicious vehicle report at Walmart on Highway 152 and Church Road. The Sheriff’s Office said, as the deputy approached a car, it accelerated, knocking the deputy down and ramming his patrol vehicle. The vehicle was stopped at Interstate 35 and Highway 152 after a short pursuit.

The deputy was treated at the scene and released. The vehicle turned out to have been stolen in Kansas City.