Officer Injured In The Line of Duty

Cleveland, OH -  A Cleveland Police Officer suffered a broken leg and significant ligament and cartilage damage while chasing down a criminal Saturday evening near E. 105th Street and St. Clair Avenue.

The officer, a twelve-year vet, was taken to MetroHealth Medical for treatment. The suspects were believed to have had guns. A male suspect was arrested.

Lt. Stacho with the Cleveland Police department says that is all the information they can release at this time.

19 Action News will have more on this story as updates become available.