Two Milwaukee Police Officers hurt in crash following armed robbery

Posted at 9:22 PM, Oct 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-16 07:48:05-04

MILWAUKEE --Two Milwaukee Police officers were injured in a crash following an armed robbery Sunday afternoon. 

It happened around 1 p.m. in the 4200 block of N. Teutonia Avenue. 

Police say two suspects attempted to rob multiple victims - obtained their property and fled in a vehicle. 

The victims of the robbery, chased the suspects in a vehicle.  As the vehicles entered the intersection of 27th and Burleigh Street, the suspect vehicle, a green Honda, struck another vehicle, which was forced into a Milwaukee Police squad car, stopped for a red traffic signal.

All of the vehicles suffered severe damage. 

The driver of the suspect vehicle fled on foot and MPD continues to seek him.  The passenger of the suspect vehicle was arrested.  He is a 20-year old Milwaukee man who is on probation for armed robbery. 

Two officers were in the squad and suffered non-life threatening injuries.  They were treated and released from a local hospital as well as the occupants of the second vehicle. 

Police say their investigation is ongoing.