Police Officer Injured While Apprehending Suspect

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) A Philadelphia police officer was injured while apprehending burglary suspect in the city's Spring Garden section, according to authorities.

It happened Thursday shortly before 3:30 p.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of Ridge Avenue in an apartment building basement.

Police say the officer was transported to Temple University Hospital but has since been released. According to authorities, the suspect was tased and taken to Hahnemann Hospital. No word on the suspect’s condition.

Police say they recovered weapon at the scene.
 

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