Durham police officer injured in hit-and-run

The incident took place around 11:45 a.m. when the officer was in the 2000 block of Copper Leaf Parkway, on reports of a stolen vehicle.

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- --news, learning more about a hit and run crash that injured a Durham police officer this morning. It all happened just before noon today. Chopper 11 over the scene on Copper Leaf Parkway, this is just off US 70. Police say the officer was investigating a report of a stolen vehicle when he spotted a car that matched the description of that vehicle. According to DPD, the officer was trying to confirm it was this stolen car when police say a man came out of an apartment and got inside the car. The department says the officer was trying to get the driver out when the suspect drove away, briefly dragging the officer. He suffered minor injuries. Police now searching for that hit and run suspect.

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