2 Officers Injured in Foot Pursuit

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Two St. Louis police officers are recovering after being injured during a foot pursuit near Page Boulevard and Academy Avenue.

During a traffic stop just before 7:00 Thursday night, a man in the stopped vehicle got out of the car and started running. One officer received an arm injury after jumping a fence, the other hurt his knee during the pursuit.

The suspect was eventually taken into custody.

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