(Hutchinson, MN) —   A police officer in Hutchinson, Minnesota, is hospitalized after being dragged at what’s described as a high rate of speed during a traffic stop yesterday. The officer is reported in stable condition this morning. The officer had pulled over a man who was a suspect in an assault on a Menard’s Home Improvement store employee. Police say the employee told the man he had to wear a mask before the assault. The officer had pulled the suspect over when the suspect took off with the officer hanging on the window. The suspect was stopped and arrested. He’s described as a 61-year-old Hutchinson man and is in custody pending the filing of charges.