HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – Police in Hamilton Township, NJ say an officer responding to the scene of a crime was injured.
On Nov. 25th around 6:26 p.m., Officer Brian Miller responded to a shoplifting in progress at the Mays Landing Walmart.READ MORE: Drexel, Penn Join Growing List Of Philadelphia Area Colleges To Require Students Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Upon arrival, Officer Miller reportedly identified the suspect in the ACME parking lot.
That suspect fled from the officer and a foot chase that crossed over the Black Horse Pike and into the parking lot of the Hamilton Mall ensued.READ MORE: 2 Killed When Tractor-Trailer Carrying Watermelons Crashes On New Jersey Turnpike
Officer Miller was able to subdue the suspect and take him into custody, but during the incident, the officer suffered a broken arm.
The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Deanna Okojie, of Somerdale. She is being held in the Atlantic County Justice Facility on $35,000 cash bail.
Officer Miller was transported to AtlantiCare for treatment.MORE NEWS: Radnor Residents Fight To Keep Schools' 'Raider' Name While Removing Native American Imagery
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