Officer injured during foot chase in Southwest Philadelphia

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A Philadelphia police officer was hurt during a foot pursuit in Southwest Philadelphia.

A Philadelphia police officer was hurt during a foot pursuit in Southwest Philadelphia.

The incident started around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 5100 block of Baltimore Avenue,

According to police, a DUI suspect ran away from his vehicle when the officer approached the car for a traffic stop.

There was type of altercation and the officer injured his knee.

He was treated at Penn Presbyterian Hospital, and is expected to be okay.

The suspect is facing a list of charges.

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