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Detroit Police Officer Hospitalized After Foot Pursuit

When the officer went to investigate, the suspect took off and a foot pursuit ensued

July 23, 2018 - 7:35 pm
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DETROIT (WWJ) -- A Detroit police officer is hospitalized after a foot pursuit.

The officer saw a suspicious person near Greenfield Road and Grand River Avenue on the city's west side and believed the suspect was carrying carrying a concealed weapon.

When the officer went to investigate, the suspect took off and a foot pursuit ensued.

The officer hurt his leg during the pursuit and was taken to the hospital. It is unclear whether the leg is broken or just hurt

The suspect is in custody and the weapon has been recovered.