PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado State Patrol say their officers chased a suspect who they say stole one of their officers’ vehicles Sunday afternoon. Investigators say the officer pulled the suspect over for an unknown traffic violation in Pueblo County.
Officials tell CBS4 the suspect managed to get into the officer’s vehicle and took off with it going northbound. That officer is reportedly hurt with a broken hand after fighting the suspect before the car was stolen.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Excitement Builds As Children Ages 12-15 Begin To Get Pfizer Vaccine
The suspect reached speeds of 100+ mph, officials say. They say the suspect crashed and rolled the vehicle then got out and ran away.READ MORE: Group Submits 18,000 Signatures To Put Denver’s Group Living Amendment On November Ballot
After a few moments, the suspect was caught. There are no reports of serious injuries.MORE NEWS: Traffic Alert: Lane Closures Planned From Berthoud To Fort Collins For I-25 North Express Lanes Project
Pueblo Police, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office were also called into the pursuit.