Police Officer Injured During Foot Chase in Northeast El Paso


POSTED: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 5:42am

UPDATED: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 5:17pm

EL PASO - An El Paso police officer is in the hospital after he was hurt while chasing a suspect allegedly involved in a beer run.

It happened at around 3:15 this morning at the 7-11 on Sun Valley and Gateway North.

After stealing beer, police say the suspect ran towards the Butterfield Apartments across the street.

The officer chased him over a wall into the apartments and is said to somehow have hurt his ankle.

The suspect who allegedly stole the beer was caught and arrested.

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he hurt his knee, broke his nose and hurt his wrist...but he caught the guy....

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