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Officer Injured During Foot Pursuit of Suspects in Margate

A officer was hospitalized after he was injured during a foot pursuit of two suspects who crashed a stolen car into a school bus in Margate Wednesday, officials said.

The officers had tried to stop the car before it crashed into a school bus at the intersection of Margate Court and N. State Road 7, Margate Police said. No children were on the bus at the time.

The two men inside the car fled on foot and were pursued by officers. One of the officers jumped a chain link fence and injured his leg. He suffered a minor injury but was taken to Northwest Medical Center.

Both suspects were taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit. Police haven't released their names or said what charges they'll face.

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