LAPD Officers Injured in Pursuit of Robbery Suspects

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PACOIMA (CNS) - Several Los Angeles Police officers were injured today when they crashed on a freeway onramp in Pacoima while pursuing robbery suspects, authorities said.

The pursuit began at 4:30 a.m. at Foothill Boulevard and Wentworth Street, LAPD Officer Jeff Lee in the Media Relations Section said.

There was a collision during the pursuit on the Glenoaks Boulevard onramp from the westbound Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway, Lee said.

The two suspects were taken into custody, he said.

Multiple officers were injured in the collision and were taken to hospitals for treatment, Lee said.

 Information on the number of officers, extent of injuries and whether the suspects were hurt was unavailable.

But KCBS radio is reporting that three officers were hurt including one who sustained a broken leg.