Chicago police officers injured during foot chase after routine traffic stop in Lake View East

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Three officers were injured Friday night during a routine traffic stop in Lake View East.

About 9:40 p.m., the officers pulled over a driver in the 3200 block of North Sheffield Avenue to conduct a routine traffic stop, Chicago police said. The driver then put the car in drive and struck another car before fleeing the scene on foot, police said.

The officers chased the driver and suffered non-life threatening injuries during the pursuit, police said. The driver was caught in the 900 block of West School Street.

Police said charges were pending.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire & Chicago Sun-Times 2022. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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