NEW GLASGOW, N.S. -- Police have issued an arrest warrant for a Nova Scotia man accused of dragging an officer with his car.

Police in New Glasgow say they stopped a man driving the wrong way down a street at about 4:20 Sunday morning.

Officers approached the car on George Street to question the man, but say he fled and dragged one of the officers a short distance.

Const. Ken Macdonald of the New Glasgow Regional Police says paramedics treated the officer for minor injuries.

Police have issued an arrest warrant for 34-year-old Barrett Johnson Fraser, who is facing charges of dangerous driving, assault on police and assault with a weapon.