Two Officers Injured In Towson Following Pursuit Of Vehicle Theft Suspect


Credit: Elizabeth Janney/ Patch

TOWSON - Two police officers suffered minor injuries during a foot chase in Towson sparked by an alleged vehicle theft.

The owner had reportedly left his car unlocked with the keys in the ignition while visiting a local business.

The incident occurred Thursday evening around 6:09 p.m., with police dispatched to the 800 block of Dulaney Valley Road. Upon acquiring a detailed description of the stolen vehicle, officers found it nearby, being driven by the suspect.

The suspect ended up crashing the stolen vehicle around the intersection of Dulaney and Fairmount Avenue before attempting to escape on foot. A brief foot pursuit followed, resulting in the officers successfully apprehending and arresting the suspect without any further altercations.

Officials confirmed that the two officers sustained minor injuries during this incident. No other injuries were reported.

More News from Towson
I'm interested
I disagree with this
This is unverified