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Officer injured while chasing suspects in north St. Louis County

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By Carlos Otero By Carlos Otero
By Sarah Heath By Sarah Heath

(KMOV) --  An officer was hospitalized after falling while chasing suspects in Beverly Hills, Missouri Tuesday afternoon. 

Normandy Police say an officer was called to a store for a report of five armed men wearing scarves and hoodies at Lucas and Hunt and Natural Bridge.

When the officer approached the store, the subjects ran and a chase ensued. The officer was pursuing the men when he slipped on ice and hit his head on the street in the 7100 block of Greenway near West.

A call for an "officer down" was reported at 6 p.m. and all nearby departments assisted in the call. 

One suspects was taken into custody and four others fled the scene remain at-large. 

The officer was transported to a nearby hospital and was released Wednesday morning.

Police continue to search for the suspects.

 

 

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