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Squad car hit by fleeing suspect in Berkeley, officers say

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BERKELEY (KMOV.com) -

A suspect hit police as he was trying to flee officers in Berkeley before leading them on a foot chase, police said.

The incident occurred near the intersection of Hanley and Evans around 8:00 p.m. Thursday. Police said Bel Ridge officers were pursuing a motorist wanted on traffic charges. The suspect allegedly hit a squad car with an officer inside.

The suspect then allegedly left his car and led police on a foot pursuit. Authorities are still searching for him.

The officer was not seriously hurt.

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