Armed Robbery Chase Leads to Police Cruiser DamageSource: CBS4
Hialeah Police offers were led on a chase by an armed robbery ending in the suspect’s Volkswagen Passat colliding with a police cruiser. The armed robbery was reported at 2125 West 52nd Street in Hialeah. According to Hialeah police spokesman Det. Carl Zogby, it is unknown whether or not the victim of the robbery was hurt.
During the chase, there was a secondary accident that involved a Hialeah Police Department K-9 hitting another vehicle. Both the officer and the driver of the other vehicle were uninjured. However, the K-9 partner, Bill, was limping after the accident and was taken to Hollywood Animal Hospital to be checked out. Detective Zogby reports that Bill is expected to fully recover.
A total of three police vehicles were damaged in the chase.
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