Pine Lawn Officer Hurt in Struggle With Suspect

PINE LAWN, Mo. (AP) – A suburban St. Louis police officer is recovering after injuring his arm while struggling with a suspect.

The officer was one of two Pine Lawn officers who stopped a car at 1:20 a.m. Monday. After two men in the car were told to get out, the driver and an fought over a weapon. That officer hurt his arm in the struggle, but he and his colleague were able to gain control of the weapon.

Charges are expected against the two men.

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