Storage burglary leads to chase in Northeast Philadelphia

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man suspected of breaking into several storage units in Northeast Philadelphia was almost caught by police.

It happened around 8:30 Tuesday night at the Public Storage facility located along the 2700 block of Grant Avenue.

That's where employees called police after they suspected a man had burglarized several units.

When police arrived the suspect injured an officer's arm when she tried to apprehend him.

He was then able to drive away in a van.

Police thought they were following it. But the van they pulled over, ended up not being involved.

The officer's hurt in the incident is said to have suffered only minor injuries.
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