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News Release
Officer Struck by Stolen Vehicle; Detectives Investigating (Photo) - 09/21/23

Gresham, Ore.— Detectives are investigating this incident where an officer was struck by a vehicle. At approximately 2:00 p.m., officers responded to a welfare check in the 300 block of NE Liberty Ave. Bystanders reported two people who appeared passed out and unresponsive in a vehicle.

When officers arrived, they determined the vehicle was reported stolen. While officers were attempting to contact the people in the vehicle, the driver attempted to escape and caused the vehicle to strike an officer. The driver continued attempts to escape in the vehicle and on foot. The suspect and the passenger in the vehicle were taken into custody.

The officer was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital for treatment of a minor injury he sustained while running. 

Detectives are investigating the incident and updates will be provided when available. Anyone that witnessed this incident or has information is asked to call the Gresham Police Tip-Line at 503-618-2719.



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