BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore police officer was injured Monday while chasing after an assault suspect, authorities said.
It happened about 6:41 a.m. as the officer was intervening in a reported assault near West Belvedere and Beaufort avenues, a Baltimore Police spokesperson told WJZ.READ MORE: Star Spangled Celebration: Fourth Of July Fireworks Light Up Baltimore's Skyline Once Again
The police spokesperson said the suspect took off running with the officer in tow when, at some point, the officer suffered a head injury.READ MORE: Bacteria Levels Prompt Recreational Water Advisory At Cox's Point Park
It was not immediately clear how the officer was injured, but their injury is not believed to be life-threatening, police said.
The officer was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma for treatment.MORE NEWS: Mother Of Abandoned Newborn Receives 18-Month Sentence
Police said no arrests have been made. Additional details about the assault that led to the pursuit weren’t released.