Chicago police officer injured during arrest in River North

BySun-Times Media Wire
Monday, July 3, 2017

CHICAGO -- A Chicago police officer was injured Sunday evening during an arrest in River North.

About 9 p.m., officers responded to a "burglary in progress" call in the 300-block of West Superior and found a man who had gone inside of a commercial building, police said.

The officers confronted the man, and during a "struggle," the man injured one of the officers, according to police. A source told ABC7 that the officer was bitten in the ear.

The officer was taken to Northwestern Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. He is expected to be treated and released.

The man was arrested, police said.

WLS-TV contributed to this report

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2017.)