Police: Officer struck by vehicle in Center City, driver sought

Authorities say a Philadelphia police bike officer was struck by a car Saturday night in Center City. 

According to police, the incident happened on 7th Street and Chestnut Street just after 10 p.m.

Police say officers were attempting to arrest suspected looters when a nearby SUV plowed into the bike officer and fled.

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The officer was taken to Jefferson Hospital in stable condition. Police say the officer sustained a broken arm and other injuries.

No word on the description of the vehicle at this time.


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