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Officer hurt while chasing suspect in Oakland

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 11:51 p.m.
 

A police officer suffered a leg injury late Tuesday while chasing a burglary suspect in Oakland, county emergency dispatchers were told.

The incident occurred about 11:20 p.m. in the 300 block of Lawn Street near Kennett Square, above the Parkway East where officers had been searching for the suspect.

A man who was taken into custody was subdued by officers using a Taser, county dispatchers were told.

Paramedics were summoned to treat the officer and the man.

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