County Police Officer Injured During Pursuit of Three Suspects

A Montgomery County Police officer is being treated for a non-life-threatening leg injury at a local hospital, a police spokesperson said.

The officer was injured while pursuing suspects in the area of Old Columbia Pike and Fairland Road in the Fairland section of Silver Spring shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday.

According to police, the officer was injured during a pursuit of suspects during a traffic stop. Three suspects fled on foot, police said. Officers pursued the suspects, and then one officer became pinned between two vehicles. The three people are in custody, police said in a tweet.

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