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.

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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.

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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.

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