Police vehicle hits officer on North Side

November 28, 2009 (CHICAGO) It happened Friday night near the 6100-block of North Lincoln Avenue.

The officer was chasing a shoplifting suspect on foot when the officer was hit by a police vehicle responding to that incident.

The officer was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.

The suspect was arrested and charged with reckless conduct and retail theft, both of which are misdemeanors.

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