Glendale officer injured during stolen vehicle pursuit
GLENDALE, Wis. (AP) — 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.
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