St. Louis officer hurt chasing down library theft suspect

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 15, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Updated Thursday, May 15 at 4:35 PM

(KMOV) – A St. Louis police officer is in the hospital after she fell while trying to chase down a woman accused of stealing from a north St. Louis library Thursday morning.

Police say an officer was working at the library in the 4300 block of Margaretta when a woman stole items and ran out the door.

A female sergeant responded to the scene and was chasing down the suspect when she fell and hurt her shoulder. She was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect was arrested at the scene.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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