By CBS Baltimore Staff

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.

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The police spokesperson said the suspect took off running with the officer in tow when, at some point, the officer suffered a head injury.

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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.

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Police said no arrests have been made. Additional details about the assault that led to the pursuit weren’t released.

CBS Baltimore Staff