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Man rams truck into police car

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Police say a 20-year-old man hit a patrol car with his truck Thursday night.

Police responded to the Sandbar Lounge on South College Road, after someone called to report a man with a gun.

Police say when the officer arrived on the scene he parked behind a black truck that had just pulled into a parking spot. The officer planned to talk to the driver, Chris Pringle, but Pringle put his truck in reverse and hit the patrol car.

The officer was not hurt but Pringle faces DWI and reckless and careless driving charges.

No weapons were found.

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