TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma police said an officer was injured in a collision Friday night.
The officer was hit by a car while responding to one of their priority calls, Tacoma police spokeswoman Officer Loretta Cool said. Cool believes the officer was headed to a robbery that happened about 8:31 p.m. at East 56th Street and Portland Avenue East.
The officer suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital out of precaution, officials said.
Police said the two robbery suspects are described as white men who were wearing blue scarves. One man was reportedly armed with a handgun and was said to be 5 feet, 8 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.
No description was provided for the second suspect.
Police are investigating the crash and the robbery.
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