Euclid officer injured during chase with suspect who crashed into East Cleveland store

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Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 12:20 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 11, 2022 at 2:33 PM EST
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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Euclid police officer was injured during the pursuit of a driver in a stolen car Tuesday morning.

The chase began in Euclid when officers attempted to pull over the driver of a stolen vehicle around 11 a.m.

The driver, an adult man, refused to stop and led police into East Cleveland where he lost control and crashed into Roses Express in the 1400 block of Hayden Avenue.

Crash ends when driver crashes into East Cleveland store.
Crash ends when driver crashes into East Cleveland store.((Source: WOIO))

The officer suffered minor injuries and was treated at a Euclid-area hospital.

Euclid police said the male suspect was taken into custody at the scene. His name is not being released at this time.

According to Euclid police, the suspect was driving a car taken in a carjacking late last week in Cleveland.

Nobody inside the store was injured.

East Cleveland police did not participate in the chase. Their department’s officers were only there to clean up the scene.

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