PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia police officer was injured after being struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon.
Around 1:30, an officer was attempting to stop a vehicle in a McDonald’s parking lot on the 3100 block of North Broad Street.READ MORE: Upper Merion School District: Teachers, Staff Must Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Or Routinely Get Tested
The suspects driving the vehicle, who were wanted for theft, fled the scene, striking the officer and the passenger side of a police car.Report: Sixers Sign Center Andre Drummond To 1-Year Deal
The officer was taken to Temple Hospital in stable condition.
The vehicle was later found unoccupied on the 1600 block of West Indiana Avenue.MORE NEWS: CDC Says There's 'Substantial' Level Of COVID-19 Transmission In Parts Of Pennsylvania, Delaware And New Jersey Region
East Detective Division is currently investigating the incident.