MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — Manchester police arrested the driver who took off after striking an officer Friday afternoon.

Police said the officer was hit while directing traffic due to construction near South Main and Charter Oak streets just after1 p.m. The officer suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Police soon identified the suspect as 29-year-old Kelsi Jenkins of Manchester. Officers flooded the area and located her and her vehicle. She was taken into custody and is cooperating with investigators, according to police.

Police charged Jenkins with assault of a police officer, interfering with police, third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child, evading responsibility, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and disobeying the signal of an officer.

Jenkins is being held on a $175,000 bond and will appear at the Superior Court in Manchester on Monday should she remain in custody.