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.