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Near miss for officer in police chase
CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - We're working to learn what charges the suspects in a wild chase will be facing after nearly running over an Emmett Township police officer.
It happened Monday when police responded to a call at the Walmart off B Drive North.
They arrested a suspected shoplifter, but the suspect had two friends waiting in a getaway car.
When an officer approached the vehicle, police say the driver hit the gas, nearly hitting the officer.
The chase ended when police used a spike strip near Leila Arboretum.
The suspects got out of the car and ran but were tracked down a short time later. No one was hurt.