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Posted at 8:16 PM ET, 08/13/2010

Officer injured in chase near Nats Park

By Martin Weil

A police officer was injured and a suspect was arrested in the neighborhood of Nationals Park Friday night in an incident that involved a foot chase and a scuffle, D.C. police said.

According to a preliminary account, an officer tried to stop someone on foot near First and N Streets SW a few minutes after 7 p.m. The person fled, and the officer pursued. Police took a suspect into custody on an assault charge, a police spokesman said.

The officer suffered injuries that were described by the spokesman as “very minor.”
Martin Weil

By Martin Weil  | August 13, 2010; 8:16 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety  
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