Glendale officer injured during stolen vehicle pursuit

A Glendale police officer was hurt after being struck by a vehicle during a high-speed chase.

Authorities say the officer was assisting Whitefish Bay police in the pursuit of a stolen vehicle at 2:40 a.m. Saturday. The officer was putting a tire deflation device in place when the suspect vehicle crossed the intersection at a high rate of speed, drove across several lanes of traffic and struck the officer. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The suspect continued to elude police. The vehicle was later found abandoned in the city of Milwaukee.