Leroi Bouche charged with attempted aggravated assault of a police officer in hit-and-run that sparked manhunt

Police say tips from residents led them to Leroi Bouche. (6/12/14)

MOUNT VERNON - The man accused of running over a police detective before going on the run for five days has been charged with attempted aggravated assault of a police officer.

Leroi Bouche, 27, was arrested in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon. Police say tips from residents led them to Bouche.

He was wanted for allegedly hitting a Yonkers detective assigned to the Westchester County DA's narcotics unit with his car when the detective was trying to interview him.

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The detective was released from the hospital Wednesday.

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